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HAMLET 12:00 am
HAMLET
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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HAMLET:Thomas Langrée; Keenlyside, Petersen, Larmore, Morris, SpenceOriginal Air Date: 03/27/2010 MOD Video SID.20140216This is the only Met broadcast of the Thomas work. Keenlyside has a commercial DVD in the same production with Dessay from Barcelona … Continue reading "HAMLET"
PETER GRIMES 6:00 am
PETER GRIMES
Apr 1 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Davis; Vickers, Amara, Evans, Madeira, ChookasianOriginal Air Date: 02/11/1967 SID.20140317HIghly recommended. This is the first of Vickers’ four broadcast Peter Grimes and the partnership with Colin Davis yields some first-rate music making. It … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
OTELLO 9:00 am
OTELLO
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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OTELLO:Verdi Cleva; Del Monaco, de los Angeles, Warren, FrankeOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1958 MOD Audio SID.20140318This is a splendid performance, and should also note the number of fine Otellos which have not been on Sirius, including … Continue reading "OTELLO"
TANNHÄUSER 12:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 SID.20140319 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
LA BOHÈME 3:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Gaffigan; Car, Blue, Grigolo, Dupuis, Luciano, Rose, Maxwell Original Air Date: 09/25/2018 SID.20140320 Puccini’s timeless masterpiece of love and loss features two casts of young stars. Sopranos Nicole Car (in her highly anticipated … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
IL TROVATORE 6:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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IL TROVATORE:Verdi Rudolf; Baum, Stella, Madeira, Merrill, MosconaOriginal Air Date: 03/16/1957 SID.20140321This is a performance well worth hearing. Stella and Merrill are blessed with two of the richest voices ever to be before the public … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
NIXON IN CHINA [NMOS] 7:30 pm
NIXON IN CHINA [NMOS]
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
NIXON IN CHINA [NMOS]
NIXON IN CHINA:Adams John Adams: James Maddalena, Janis Kelly, Kathleen Kim Original Air Date: 02/12/2011 Live in HD SID.20140322
LA SONNAMBULA 9:00 pm
LA SONNAMBULA
Apr 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA SONNAMBULA
LA SONNAMBULA:Bellini Varviso; Sutherland, Gedda, Flagello, Scovotti Original Air Date: 03/30/1963 SID.20140323 This is stellar singing from one and all, and is available along with her second Met Sonnambula broadcast from 1968 in MOoD. I … Continue reading "LA SONNAMBULA"
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CARMEN 12:00 am
CARMEN
Apr 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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CARMEN:Bizet Pelletier; Djanel, Jobin, Albanese, ValentinoOriginal Air Date: 03/24/1945 SID.20140324I don’t remember this as well as Albanese’s earlier Micaela with Swarthout which is available on Met Player. We don’t get many broadcasts from the 1940s … Continue reading "CARMEN"
THE QUEEN OF SPADES 6:00 am
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Apr 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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THE QUEEN OF SPADES:Tchaikovsky Gergiev; Domingo, Gorchakova, Söderström, Hvorostovsky, Borodina, PutilinOriginal Air Date: 04/10/1999 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.20140425This performance is too late for Soderstrom, too late for Domingo, and too late for Gorchakova. You can … Continue reading "THE QUEEN OF SPADES"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 9:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Gergiev; Morris, Stemme, Wagenführer, Rootering, Grove, PolenzaniOriginal Air Date: 12/16/2000 MOD Audio SID.20140426The Met for almost two decades led a charmed life with most Dutchman revivals centered on Leonie Rysanek as Senta, … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
LES TROYENS 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.20140427Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when Ludwig was … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.20140428Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when Ludwig was … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 6:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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?1435764702 SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Stiedry; Warren, Varnay, Tucker, Székely, ValdengoOriginal Air Date: 01/28/1950 MOD Audio SID.20140429Reissued on Sony Classical in the Met’s Verdi box for his bicentennial. This is Warren’s only broadcast of the title role. … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
DON CARLO [NMOS] 7:30 pm
DON CARLO [NMOS]
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
DON CARLO [NMOS]
DON CARLO:Verdi Nezet-Seguin; Poplavskaya, Smirnova, Alagna, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Halfvarson Original Air Date: 12/11/2010 Live in HD SID.20140430 The Met’s new production is played in five acts with two intermissions, the first between Acts 2 and … Continue reading "DON CARLO [NMOS]"
TOSCA [Cancelled] 7:30 pm
TOSCA [Cancelled]
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
Puccini Original Air Date: 04/02/2020 de Billy; Netrebko, Mavlyanov, Gagnidze, Carfizzi SID.20140000
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Apr 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Schippers; Bergonzi, Peters, Corena, Guarrera Original Air Date: 03/05/1966 MOD Audio SID.20140431 This performance has been issued in Sony’s Historic Met CD series. Also on MOoD is Bergonzi and Corena partnered by Scotto … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
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SAMSON ET DALILA 12:00 am
SAMSON ET DALILA
Apr 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Fournet; Vickers, Horne, QuilicoOriginal Air Date: 04/18/1987 MOD Audio SID.20140532This is Vickers’ farewell to the Met (not announced in advance). For many of us, he is a legendary singer who spans the … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
IL TROVATORE 6:00 am
IL TROVATORE
Apr 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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IL TROVATORE:Verdi Rudolf; Baum, Stella, Madeira, Merrill, MosconaOriginal Air Date: 03/16/1957 SID.20140533This is a performance well worth hearing. Stella and Merrill are blessed with two of the richest voices ever to be before the public … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
HAMLET 9:00 am
HAMLET
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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HAMLET:Thomas Langrée; Keenlyside, Petersen, Larmore, Morris, SpenceOriginal Air Date: 03/27/2010 MOD Video SID.20140534This is the only Met broadcast of the Thomas work. Keenlyside has a commercial DVD in the same production with Dessay from Barcelona … Continue reading "HAMLET"
PETER GRIMES 12:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
PETER GRIMES:Britten Davis; Vickers, Amara, Evans, Madeira, Chookasian Original Air Date: 02/11/1967 SID.20140535 HIghly recommended. This is the first of Vickers’ four broadcast Peter Grimes and the partnership with Colin Davis yields some first-rate music … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
OTELLO 3:00 pm
OTELLO
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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OTELLO:Verdi Cleva; Del Monaco, de los Angeles, Warren, FrankeOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1958 MOD Audio SID.20140536This is a splendid performance, and should also note the number of fine Otellos which have not been on Sirius, including … Continue reading "OTELLO"
LA BOHÈME 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Gaffigan; Car, Blue, Grigolo, Dupuis, Luciano, Rose, MaxwellOriginal Air Date: 09/25/2018 SID.20140537Puccini’s timeless masterpiece of love and loss features two casts of young stars. Sopranos Nicole Car (in her highly anticipated Met debut) … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES [NMOS] 7:30 pm
LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES [NMOS]
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES [NMOS]
LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES:Bizet Noseda; Damrau, Polenzani, Kwiecien, Teste* Original Air Date: 01/16/2016 Live in HD SID.20140538 Léila……………….Diana Damrau Nadir……………….Matthew Polenzani Zurga……………….Mariusz Kwiecien Nourabad…………….Nicolas Testé Conductor……………Gianandrea Noseda Production…………..Penny Woolcock Set Designer…………Dick Bird Costume Designer……..Kevin Pollard … Continue reading "LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES [NMOS]"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 9:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Apr 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Gergiev; Morris, Stemme, Wagenführer, Rootering, Grove, Polenzani Original Air Date: 12/16/2000 MOD Audio SID.20140539 The Met for almost two decades led a charmed life with most Dutchman revivals centered on Leonie Rysanek … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
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TANNHÄUSER 12:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Apr 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 SID.20140640 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 6:00 am
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Apr 4 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
?1435764702 SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Stiedry; Warren, Varnay, Tucker, Székely, Valdengo Original Air Date: 01/28/1950 MOD Audio SID.20140641 Reissued on Sony Classical in the Met’s Verdi box for his bicentennial. This is Warren’s only broadcast of the … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
LA SONNAMBULA 9:00 am
LA SONNAMBULA
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LA SONNAMBULA:Bellini Varviso; Sutherland, Gedda, Flagello, Scovotti Original Air Date: 03/30/1963 SID.20140642 This is stellar singing from one and all, and is available along with her second Met Sonnambula broadcast from 1968 in MOoD. I … Continue reading "LA SONNAMBULA"
VARIOUS 12:00 pm
VARIOUS
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
VARIOUS
VARIOUS:Various Various Artists Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 SID.20140643
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 1:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
ORFEO ED EURIDICE:Gluck Wigglesworth; Hong, Park, Barton Original Air Date: 11/01/2019 SID.20140644 NYT Tommasini [10/21/2019] … The excellent British conductor Mark Wigglesworth, best known for his work with the English National Opera in London, drew … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
LES TROYENS 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.20140645 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
MACBETH [NMOS] 7:30 pm
MACBETH [NMOS]
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
MACBETH [NMOS]
MACBETH:Verdi Fabio Luisi: Željko Lučić, Anna Netrebko, Joseph Calleja, René PapeOriginal Air Date: 10/11/2014 Live in HD SID.20140646
LES TROYENS 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Apr 4 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.20140647Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when Ludwig was … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
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IL TROVATORE 12:00 am
IL TROVATORE
Apr 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
IL TROVATORE
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Rudolf; Baum, Stella, Madeira, Merrill, Moscona Original Air Date: 03/16/1957 SID.20140648 This is a performance well worth hearing. Stella and Merrill are blessed with two of the richest voices ever to be before … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 6:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Apr 5 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Schippers; Bergonzi, Peters, Corena, Guarrera Original Air Date: 03/05/1966 MOD Audio SID.20140749 This performance has been issued in Sony’s Historic Met CD series. Also on MOoD is Bergonzi and Corena partnered by Scotto … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
SAMSON ET DALILA 9:00 am
SAMSON ET DALILA
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Fournet; Vickers, Horne, Quilico Original Air Date: 04/18/1987 MOD Audio SID.20140750 This is Vickers’ farewell to the Met (not announced in advance). For many of us, he is a legendary singer who … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
THE QUEEN OF SPADES 12:00 pm
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
THE QUEEN OF SPADES:Tchaikovsky Gergiev; Domingo, Gorchakova, Söderström, Hvorostovsky, Borodina, Putilin Original Air Date: 04/10/1999 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.20140751 This performance is too late for Soderstrom, too late for Domingo, and too late for Gorchakova. … Continue reading "THE QUEEN OF SPADES"
HAMLET 3:00 pm
HAMLET
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
HAMLET
HAMLET:Thomas Langrée; Keenlyside, Petersen, Larmore, Morris, Spence Original Air Date: 03/27/2010 MOD Video SID.20140752 This is the only Met broadcast of the Thomas work. Keenlyside has a commercial DVD in the same production with Dessay … Continue reading "HAMLET"
TANNHÄUSER 6:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 SID.20140753 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
NORMA [NMOS] 7:30 pm
NORMA [NMOS]
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
NORMA [NMOS]
NORMA:Bellini Rizzi; Radvanovsky, DiDonato, Calleja, Rose Original Air Date: 10/07/2017 Live in HD SID.20140754 Norma……………….Sondra Radvanovsky Pollione…………….Joseph Calleja Adalgisa…………….Joyce DiDonato Oroveso……………..Matthew Rose Clotilde…………….Michelle Bradley Flavio………………Adam Diegel Child……………….Christopher Reynolds Child……………….John Reynolds Conductor……………Carlo Rizzi Production…………..David McVicar Set … Continue reading "NORMA [NMOS]"
CARMEN 9:00 pm
CARMEN
Apr 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
CARMEN
CARMEN:Bizet Pelletier; Djanel, Jobin, Albanese, Valentino Original Air Date: 03/24/1945 SID.20140755 I don’t remember this as well as Albanese’s earlier Micaela with Swarthout which is available on Met Player. We don’t get many broadcasts from … Continue reading "CARMEN"
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PETER GRIMES 12:00 am
PETER GRIMES
Apr 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Davis; Vickers, Amara, Evans, Madeira, ChookasianOriginal Air Date: 02/11/1967 SID.20150101HIghly recommended. This is the first of Vickers’ four broadcast Peter Grimes and the partnership with Colin Davis yields some first-rate music making. It … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
MOSES UND ARON 6:00 am
MOSES UND ARON
Apr 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MOSES UND ARON:Schoenberg Levine; Tomlinson, LangridgeOriginal Air Date: 12/20/2003 SID.20150102This performance was issued in Levine’s 40th anniversary CD box, and is also available in MOoD. This performance is well regarded.Both the MOoD and the CD … Continue reading "MOSES UND ARON"
PARSIFAL 9:00 am
PARSIFAL
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150103Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
PARSIFAL 12:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150104Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 3:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy & Blatt; Resnik, Kullman, Munsel, Sullivan, Thebom, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 12/22/1951 SID.20150105This is the second season of the hit Fledermaus production, and while I never cared much for Resnik’s soprano outings, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 6:00 pm
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Lewis; Morell, Ross, Merrill, Peters, ForresterOriginal Air Date: 12/06/1975 SID.20150106Merrill who had a virtual lock on Renato for two decades (one broadcast to Milnes) is still in decent form for his … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
AIDA [NMOS] 7:30 pm
AIDA [NMOS]
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
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AIDA:Verdi Luisotti; Netrebko, Rachvelishvili, Antonenko, Kelsey, Belosselskiy, Speedo GreenOriginal Air Date: 10/06/2018 Live in HDMOD Video SID.20150107In what should be a highlight of the new season, soprano Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida, going … Continue reading "AIDA [NMOS]"
FIDELIO 9:00 pm
FIDELIO
Apr 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, AthertonOriginal Air Date: 04/10/1982 SID.20150208This is Haitink’s only Met season, and Meier is pinch-hitting for Verrett who was sick for two other performances (also sung by Johanna Meier) … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 12:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Apr 7 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Varviso; Alexander, Dooley, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, MartinOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1965 SID.20150209This performance goes back to the old house, and has the distinction of being John Alexander’s only broadcast Hoffmann. His career is … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
SUSANNAH 6:00 am
SUSANNAH
Apr 7 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.20150210This is the Met’s only broadcast of Susannah, and finds all three principals on especially fine form. Even without the visual appeal, the opera makes … Continue reading "SUSANNAH"
MANON LESCAUT 9:00 am
MANON LESCAUT
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Adler; Kirsten, Alexander, Walker, MichalskiOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1975 SID.20150211Kirsten replaced Leontyne Price on this broadcast. She is thoroughly professional even if she is 65 years old!!!!! Her first broadcast is 26 years earlier … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
I PURITANI 12:00 pm
I PURITANI
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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, I PURITANI:Bellini Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, PlishkaOriginal Air Date: 03/30/1991 MOD Audio SID.20150212This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn’t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two Met … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
ELEKTRA 3:00 pm
ELEKTRA
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Böhm; Nilsson, Rysanek, Madeira, Stewart, NagyOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1971 MOD Audio SID.20150213This performance marks Madeira’s Met farewell, and reveals some of the vocal weakness that is surely partly resultant from her illness and death … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
RIGOLETTO 6:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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RIGOLETTO:Verdi Cleva; Merrill, Peters, Tucker, Giaiotti, DunnOriginal Air Date: 02/22/1964 MOD Audio SID.20150214Amazingly Merrill (debut 1946) and Tucker (debut 1945) are also around eight years later in 1972 for them sharing their final Rigoletto broadcast. … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST [NMOS] 7:30 pm
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST [NMOS]
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST [NMOS]
LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST:Puccini Nicola Luisotti: Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, Lucio Gallo Original Air Date: 01/08/2011 Live in HD SID.20150215
ALCESTE 9:00 pm
ALCESTE
Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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ALCESTE:Gluck Panizza; Bamptom, Maison, WarrenOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1941 SID.20150216This is one of the few 1940s broadcasts that gets to Sirius, but neither the 1952 with Flagstad, nor the 1961 with Farrell (both in English) have … Continue reading "ALCESTE"
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 12:00 am
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Apr 8 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Levine; Battle, Araiza, Hemm, Serra, MollOriginal Air Date: 02/09/1991 SID.20150317This is the simultaneous broadcast/telecast of the new David Hockney production (based on a Glyndebourne original). The video has been on DVD also. Serra’s … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX 6:00 am
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX
Apr 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX:Stravinsky Gergiev; Trifonova, Banks, Zifchak / Forbis, Blythe, NikitinOriginal Air Date: 02/21/2004 SID.20150318The Stravinsky evening as originally done by Levine with Hockney designs and Dexter direction … Continue reading "LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX"
FIDELIO 9:00 am
FIDELIO
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, AthertonOriginal Air Date: 04/10/1982 SID.20150319This is Haitink’s only Met season, and Meier is pinch-hitting for Verrett who was sick for two other performances (also sung by Johanna Meier) … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
MOSES UND ARON 12:00 pm
MOSES UND ARON
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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MOSES UND ARON:Schoenberg Levine; Tomlinson, LangridgeOriginal Air Date: 12/20/2003 SID.20150320This performance was issued in Levine’s 40th anniversary CD box, and is also available in MOoD. This performance is well regarded.Both the MOoD and the CD … Continue reading "MOSES UND ARON"
PARSIFAL 3:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
PARSIFAL @  |  |
PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150321Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
PARSIFAL 6:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150322Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
FALSTAFF [NMOS] 7:30 pm
FALSTAFF [NMOS]
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
FALSTAFF [NMOS]
FALSTAFF:Verdi James Levine: Ambrogio Maestri, Angela Meade, Stephanie Blythe Original Air Date: 12/14/2013 Live in HD SID.20150323 RWW Review:   https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RMiPKOgCMMZcpJOyf4zIeCwiMaNWIjI3Wx7i1Z7etM4
DIE FLEDERMAUS 9:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Apr 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy & Blatt; Resnik, Kullman, Munsel, Sullivan, Thebom, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 12/22/1951 SID.20150324This is the second season of the hit Fledermaus production, and while I never cared much for Resnik’s soprano outings, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 12:00 am
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Apr 9 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Lewis; Morell, Ross, Merrill, Peters, ForresterOriginal Air Date: 12/06/1975 SID.20150425Merrill who had a virtual lock on Renato for two decades (one broadcast to Milnes) is still in decent form for his … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
ALCESTE 6:00 am
ALCESTE
Apr 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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ALCESTE:Gluck Panizza; Bamptom, Maison, WarrenOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1941 SID.20150426This is one of the few 1940s broadcasts that gets to Sirius, but neither the 1952 with Flagstad, nor the 1961 with Farrell (both in English) have … Continue reading "ALCESTE"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 9:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Varviso; Alexander, Dooley, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, MartinOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1965 SID.20150427This performance goes back to the old house, and has the distinction of being John Alexander’s only broadcast Hoffmann. His career is … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
SUSANNAH 12:00 pm
SUSANNAH
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.20150428This is the Met’s only broadcast of Susannah, and finds all three principals on especially fine form. Even without the visual appeal, the opera makes … Continue reading "SUSANNAH"
MANON LESCAUT 3:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Adler; Kirsten, Alexander, Walker, MichalskiOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1975 SID.20150429Kirsten replaced Leontyne Price on this broadcast. She is thoroughly professional even if she is 65 years old!!!!! Her first broadcast is 26 years earlier … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
I PURITANI 6:00 pm
I PURITANI
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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, I PURITANI:Bellini Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, PlishkaOriginal Air Date: 03/30/1991 MOD Audio SID.20150430This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn’t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two Met … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
PARSIFAL [NMOS] 7:30 pm
PARSIFAL [NMOS]
Apr 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
PARSIFAL [NMOS]
PARSIFAL:Wagner Daniele Gatti: Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape, Peter Mattei, Katarina Dalayman Original Air Date: 03/02/2013 Live in HD SID.20150431
ELEKTRA 9:00 pm
ELEKTRA
Apr 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Böhm; Nilsson, Rysanek, Madeira, Stewart, NagyOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1971 MOD Audio SID.20150432This performance marks Madeira’s Met farewell, and reveals some of the vocal weakness that is surely partly resultant from her illness and death … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
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RIGOLETTO 12:00 am
RIGOLETTO
Apr 10 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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RIGOLETTO:Verdi Cleva; Merrill, Peters, Tucker, Giaiotti, DunnOriginal Air Date: 02/22/1964 MOD Audio SID.20150533Amazingly Merrill (debut 1946) and Tucker (debut 1945) are also around eight years later in 1972 for them sharing their final Rigoletto broadcast. … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 6:00 am
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Apr 10 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Lewis; Morell, Ross, Merrill, Peters, ForresterOriginal Air Date: 12/06/1975 SID.20150534Merrill who had a virtual lock on Renato for two decades (one broadcast to Milnes) is still in decent form for his … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 9:00 am
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Levine; Battle, Araiza, Hemm, Serra, MollOriginal Air Date: 02/09/1991 SID.20150535This is the simultaneous broadcast/telecast of the new David Hockney production (based on a Glyndebourne original). The video has been on DVD also. Serra’s … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX 12:00 pm
LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX:Stravinsky Gergiev; Trifonova, Banks, Zifchak / Forbis, Blythe, NikitinOriginal Air Date: 02/21/2004 SID.20150536The Stravinsky evening as originally done by Levine with Hockney designs and Dexter direction … Continue reading "LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS / LE ROSSIGNOL / OEDIPUS REX"
FIDELIO 3:00 pm
FIDELIO
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, AthertonOriginal Air Date: 04/10/1982 SID.20150537This is Haitink’s only Met season, and Meier is pinch-hitting for Verrett who was sick for two other performances (also sung by Johanna Meier) … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
PARSIFAL 6:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150538Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE [NMOS] 7:30 pm
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE [NMOS]
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE [NMOS]
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE:Gounod Noseda; Damrau, Grigolo, Petrenko, Madore, Verrez Original Air Date: 01/21/2017 Live in HD SID.20150539
SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled] 7:30 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled]
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled]
Verdi Original Air Date: 04/10/2020 Rizzi; Pérez, Calleja, Álvarez, Azizov, Belosselskiy SID.20150000 Audience favorite Ailyn Pérez takes on the touching role of Amelia Grimaldi, with legendary baritone Carlos Álvarez returning to the Met for the … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled]"
PARSIFAL 9:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Apr 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Nezet-Seguin; Herlitzius, Vogt, Mattei, Nikitin, PapeOriginal Air Date: 02/05/2018 SID.20150640Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
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MOSES UND ARON 12:00 am
MOSES UND ARON
Apr 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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MOSES UND ARON:Schoenberg Levine; Tomlinson, LangridgeOriginal Air Date: 12/20/2003 SID.20150641This performance was issued in Levine’s 40th anniversary CD box, and is also available in MOoD. This performance is well regarded.Both the MOoD and the CD … Continue reading "MOSES UND ARON"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 6:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Apr 11 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy & Blatt; Resnik, Kullman, Munsel, Sullivan, Thebom, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 12/22/1951 SID.20150642This is the second season of the hit Fledermaus production, and while I never cared much for Resnik’s soprano outings, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
I PURITANI 9:00 am
I PURITANI
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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, I PURITANI:Bellini Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, PlishkaOriginal Air Date: 03/30/1991 MOD Audio SID.20150643This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn’t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two Met … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
TOSCA 1:00 pm
TOSCA
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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TOSCA:Puccini de BIlly, Netrebko, Eyvazov, VolleOriginal Air Date: 04/30/2018 Live in HD SID.20150644 www.nytimes.com/2018/01/01/arts/music/tosca-metropolitan-opera.html observer.com/2018/01/review-metropolitan-opera-puccini-tosca-sonya-yoncheva/
TOSCA [Cancelled] 1:00 pm
TOSCA [Cancelled]
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TOSCA [Cancelled]
Puccini Original Air Date: 04/11/2020 de Billy; Netrebko, Jagde, Volle, Carfizzi SID.20150000
SUSANNAH 6:00 pm
SUSANNAH
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.20150645This is the Met’s only broadcast of Susannah, and finds all three principals on especially fine form. Even without the visual appeal, the opera makes … Continue reading "SUSANNAH"
DON PASQUALE [NMOS] 7:30 pm
DON PASQUALE [NMOS]
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
DON PASQUALE [NMOS]
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti James Levine: Anna Netrebko, John Del Carlo, Mariusz Kwiecień, Matthew Polenzani Original Air Date: 11/13/2010 Live in HD SID.20150646
MANON LESCAUT 9:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT
Apr 11 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Adler; Kirsten, Alexander, Walker, MichalskiOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1975 SID.20150647Kirsten replaced Leontyne Price on this broadcast. She is thoroughly professional even if she is 65 years old!!!!! Her first broadcast is 26 years earlier … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
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FIDELIO 12:00 am
FIDELIO
Apr 12 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, AthertonOriginal Air Date: 04/10/1982 SID.20150648This is Haitink’s only Met season, and Meier is pinch-hitting for Verrett who was sick for two other performances (also sung by Johanna Meier) … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
ELEKTRA 6:00 am
ELEKTRA
Apr 12 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Böhm; Nilsson, Rysanek, Madeira, Stewart, NagyOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1971 MOD Audio SID.20150749This performance marks Madeira’s Met farewell, and reveals some of the vocal weakness that is surely partly resultant from her illness and death … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
PETER GRIMES 9:00 am
PETER GRIMES
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Davis; Vickers, Amara, Evans, Madeira, ChookasianOriginal Air Date: 02/11/1967 SID.20150750HIghly recommended. This is the first of Vickers’ four broadcast Peter Grimes and the partnership with Colin Davis yields some first-rate music making. It … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
ALCESTE 12:00 pm
ALCESTE
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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ALCESTE:Gluck Panizza; Bamptom, Maison, WarrenOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1941 SID.20150751This is one of the few 1940s broadcasts that gets to Sirius, but neither the 1952 with Flagstad, nor the 1961 with Farrell (both in English) have … Continue reading "ALCESTE"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 3:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Levine; Battle, Araiza, Hemm, Serra, MollOriginal Air Date: 02/09/1991 SID.20150752This is the simultaneous broadcast/telecast of the new David Hockney production (based on a Glyndebourne original). The video has been on DVD also. Serra’s … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 6:00 pm
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Varviso; Alexander, Dooley, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, MartinOriginal Air Date: 02/27/1965 SID.20150753This performance goes back to the old house, and has the distinction of being John Alexander’s only broadcast Hoffmann. His career is … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE [NMOS] 7:30 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE [NMOS]
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE [NMOS]
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Robertson; Majeski, Bliss, Malfi, Plachetka, O’Hara, Maltman Original Air Date: 03/31/2018 Live in HD SID.20150754
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 9:00 pm
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Apr 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Lewis; Morell, Ross, Merrill, Peters, ForresterOriginal Air Date: 12/06/1975 SID.20150755Merrill who had a virtual lock on Renato for two decades (one broadcast to Milnes) is still in decent form for his … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
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TURANDOT [Cancelled] 7:30 pm
TURANDOT [Cancelled]
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
Puccini Original Air Date: 04/13/2020 Rizzi; Stemme, Gerzmava, Berti, Morris SID.20160000
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SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled] 12:30 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled]
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA [Cancelled]
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 04/18/2020 Rizzi; Pérez, Calleja, Álvarez, Azizov, Belosselskiy SID.20160000
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MARIA STUARDA [Cancelled] 7:30 pm
MARIA STUARDA [Cancelled]
Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
Donizetti Original Air Date: 04/23/2020 Benini; Damrau, Barton, Costello, Filonczyk, Pertusi SID.20170000
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TURANDOT [Cancelled] 1:00 pm
TURANDOT [Cancelled]
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TURANDOT [Cancelled]
TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 04/25/2020 Rizzi; Stemme, Gerzmava, Berti, Morris SID.20170000
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MANON LESCAUT [Cancelled] 7:30 pm
MANON LESCAUT [Cancelled]
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 11:55 pm
MANON LESCAUT [Cancelled]
Puccini Original Air Date: 04/28/2020 Farnes; Yoncheva, Álvarez, Wang, Azizov, Sherratt SID.20180000 Powerful soprano Sonya Yoncheva takes on Puccini’s fiery and defiant heroine in Sir Richard Eyre’s grand production. Leading tenor Marcelo Álvarez is Chevalier … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT [Cancelled]"
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