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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"
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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"
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"
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"
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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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"
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"
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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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"
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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"
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"
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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"
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"
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"
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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"
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"
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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"
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