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DIE WALKÜRE 12:00 am
DIE WALKÜRE
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE WALKÜRE : Wagner Original Air Date: 04/01/2000 Cast: Levine; Eaglen, Morris, Voigt, Domingo, Schwarz, Halfvarson Media: MOD Audio SID.18400101 Tags: LIVE; 2018, Levine, Domingo RWW: This is also on MOoD and catches some erratic … Continue reading "DIE WALKÜRE"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 9:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
DER ROSENKAVALIER : Strauss Original Air Date: 02/18/1956 Cast: Kempe; Stevens, Della Casa; Edelmann, Güden, Herbert Media: MOD Audio SID.18400103 Tags: Archive; 2018, Strauss RWW-Sadly, we lost Della Casa this past week [December 2012]. No … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
LES TROYENS 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400104 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine “Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400105 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine “Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
FAUST 6:00 pm
FAUST
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FAUST
FAUST : Gounod Original Air Date: 02/26/1972 Cast: Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von Stade Media: MOD Audio SID.18400106 Tags: Archive; 2018, Domingo This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better … Continue reading "FAUST"
RIGOLETTO 9:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Oct 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO : Verdi Original Air Date: 12/29/1945 Cast: Sodero; Warren, Sayão, Björling, Cordon, Lipton Media: MOD Audio SID.18400107 Tags: Archive; 2018, Verdi This is the only broadcast Duke from the Met with Bjorling and while … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
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FIDELIO 12:00 am
FIDELIO
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FIDELIO
FIDELIO : Beethoven Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, Anthony Original Air Date: 01/22/1966 Media: MOD Audio SID.18400208  I was in attendance for this broadcast, and while I prefer the classic 1960 broadcast with Bohm, … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
ERNANI 12:00 pm
ERNANI
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ERNANI
ERNANI : Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1985 Cast: Fulton; Mauro, Mitchell, Elvira, Plishka Media: MOD Audio SID.18400211 This first revival retains only Leona Mitchell from the production premiere. Particular attention should be paid to Pablo … Continue reading "ERNANI"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 3:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
COSÌ FAN TUTTE : Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Cast: Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan Media: MOD Audio SID.18400212 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 12:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER : Wagner Original Air Date: 02/16/1963 Cast: Böhm; London, Rysanek, Kónya, Tozzi Media: MOD Audio SID.18400315 Tags: Archive; 2018 This is a legendary partnership of Bohm with London and Rysanek. Bohm and … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
RIGOLETTO 9:00 am
RIGOLETTO
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO : Verdi Original Air Date: 12/29/1945 Cast: Sodero; Warren, Sayão, Björling, Cordon, Lipton Media: MOD Audio SID.18400317 Tags: Archive; 2018, Verdi This is the only broadcast Duke from the Met with Bjorling and while … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
FAUST 12:00 pm
FAUST
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FAUST
FAUST : Gounod Original Air Date: 02/26/1972 Cast: Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von Stade Media: MOD Audio SID.18400318 Tags: Archive; 2018, Domingo This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better … Continue reading "FAUST"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 6:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI : Berlioz Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 Cast: Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Media: MOD Audio SID.18400320   “This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 9:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Oct 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
DER ROSENKAVALIER : Strauss Original Air Date: 02/18/1956 Cast: Kempe; Stevens, Della Casa; Edelmann, Güden, Herbert Media: MOD Audio SID.18400321 Tags: Archive; 2018, Strauss Sadly, we lost Della Casa this past week [December 2012]. No … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
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ORFEO ED EURIDICE 12:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Oct 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
ORFEO ED EURIDICE : Gluck Original Air Date: 01/18/1958 Cast: Rudolf; Stevens, Amara, Cundari Media: MOD Audio SID.18400422 Tags: Archive; 2018 The strongest thing about this performance is Rudolf’s conducting. Stevens was definitely a star … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
LES TROYENS 6:00 am
LES TROYENS
Oct 4 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400423 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 9:00 am
LES TROYENS
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400424 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
FIDELIO 12:00 pm
FIDELIO
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FIDELIO
FIDELIO : Beethoven Original Air Date: 01/22/1966 Cast: Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, Anthony Media: MOD Audio SID.18400425 Tags: Archive; 2018, Nilsson I was in attendance for this broadcast, and while I prefer the … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE 12:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Oct 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
COSÌ FAN TUTTE : Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Cast: Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan Media: MOD Audio SID.18400212 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 6:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Oct 5 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
ORFEO ED EURIDICE : Gluck Original Air Date: 01/18/1958 Cast: Rudolf; Stevens, Amara, Cundari Media: MOD Audio SID.18400422 Tags: Archive; 2018 The strongest thing about this performance is Rudolf’s conducting. Stevens was definitely a star … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 9:00 am
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI : Berlioz Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 Cast: Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Media: MOD Audio SID.18400531 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine “This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 6:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER : Wagner Original Air Date: 02/16/1963 Cast: Böhm; London, Rysanek, Kónya, Tozzi Media: MOD Audio SID.18400315 Tags: Archive; 2018 This is a legendary partnership of Bohm with London and Rysanek. Bohm and … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
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FAUST 12:00 am
FAUST
Oct 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FAUST : Gounod Original Air Date: 02/26/1972 Cast: Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von Stade Media: MOD Audio SID.18400636 Tags: Archive; 2018 This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better Fausts … Continue reading "FAUST"
FIDELIO 6:00 am
FIDELIO
Oct 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FIDELIO : Beethoven Original Air Date: 01/22/1966 Cast: Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, Anthony Media: MOD Audio SID.18400637 Tags: Archive; 2018 I was in attendance for this broadcast, and while I prefer the classic … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 12:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE : Mozart Original Air Date: 01/20/1990 Cast: Levine; Mims, Hadley, Troyanos, Hampson, Hong, Van Allan Media: MOD Audio SID.18400212 This performance is notable as Troyanos’ only Met season as Dorabella, and the … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 3:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
DER ROSENKAVALIER : Strauss Original Air Date: 02/18/1956 Cast: Kempe; Stevens, Della Casa; Edelmann, Güden, Herbert Media: MOD Audio SID.18400640 Tags: Archive; 2018 Sadly, we lost Della Casa this past week [December 2012]. No more … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
LES TROYENS 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400641 Tags: Archive; 2018 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
LES TROYENS : Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Cast: Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt Media: MOD Audio SID.18400424 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 6:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 7 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER : Wagner Original Air Date: 02/16/1963 Cast: Böhm; London, Rysanek, Kónya, Tozzi Media: MOD Audio SID.18400315 Tags: Archive; 2018 This is a legendary partnership of Bohm with London and Rysanek. Bohm and … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
ORFEO ED EURIDICE 9:00 am
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ORFEO ED EURIDICE
ORFEO ED EURIDICE : Gluck Original Air Date: 01/18/1958 Cast: Rudolf; Stevens, Amara, Cundari Media: MOD Audio SID.18400422 Tags: Archive; 2018 The strongest thing about this performance is Rudolf’s conducting. Stevens was definitely a star … Continue reading "ORFEO ED EURIDICE"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI : Berlioz Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 Cast: Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Media: MOD Audio SID.18400531 Tags: Archive; 2018, Levine “This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
RIGOLETTO 3:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO : Verdi Original Air Date: 12/29/1945 Cast: Sodero; Warren, Sayão, Björling, Cordon, Lipton Media: MOD Audio SID.18400317 Tags: Archive; 2018, Verdi This is the only broadcast Duke from the Met with Bjorling and while … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
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ERNANI 12:00 am
ERNANI
Oct 8 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ERNANI:VerdiOriginal Air Date: 03/09/1985Fulton; Mauro, Mitchell, Elvira, PlishkaMOD Audio SID.18410101This first revival retains only Leona Mitchell from the production premiere. Particular attention should be paid to Pablo Elvira, a little light for his character, but … Continue reading "ERNANI"
BILLY BUDD 6:00 am
BILLY BUDD
Oct 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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BILLY BUDD:BrittenOriginal Air Date: 03/08/1997Bedford; Croft, Langridge, Morris, Braun, CourtneyMOD AudioMOD Video SID.18410102SR: Any opportunity to hear Billy Budd is not to be missed. This broadcast was also the “scratch” performance for the telecast taping … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
DON GIOVANNI 9:00 pm
DON GIOVANNI
Oct 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
DON GIOVANNI
DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/14/1959 Böhm; London, Steber, Flagello, Della Casa, Valletti, Hurley MOD Audio SID.18410107 SR: This broadcast is especially notable as it was George London’s only broadcast outing as the Don. His … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
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GIULIO CESARE 6:00 am
GIULIO CESARE
Oct 10 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
GIULIO CESARE
GIULIO CESARE:Handel  Original Air Date: 04/21/2007  Bicket; Daniels, Swenson, Coote, Bardon, Zazzo  MOD Audio SID.18410316  Bicket knows this turf well, but a countertenor Caesar doesn’t work for me, but the whole of the work is … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
DON GIOVANNI 3:00 pm
DON GIOVANNI
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/14/1959 Böhm; London, Steber, Flagello, Della Casa, Valletti, Hurley MOD Audio SID.18410319 SR: This broadcast is especially notable as it was George London’s only broadcast outing as the Don. His … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
I LOMBARDI 6:00 pm
I LOMBARDI
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
I LOMBARDI
I LOMBARDI:Verdi  Original Air Date: 01/15/1994  Levine; Flanigan, Pavarotti, Beccaria, Plishka  MOD Audio SID.18410320  This is the Met’s only broadcast of Lombardi. Pavarotti is in both the December telecast and January broadcast and Ramey was … Continue reading "I LOMBARDI"
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BILLY BUDD 12:00 pm
BILLY BUDD
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BILLY BUDD
BILLY BUDD:Britten  Original Air Date: 03/08/1997  Bedford; Croft, Langridge, Morris, Braun, Courtney  MOD AudioMOD Video SID.18410425  SR: Any opportunity to hear Billy Budd is not to be missed. This broadcast was also the “scratch” performance … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
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I LOMBARDI 12:00 pm
I LOMBARDI
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
I LOMBARDI
I LOMBARDI:Verdi  Original Air Date: 01/15/1994  Levine; Flanigan, Pavarotti, Beccaria, Plishka  MOD Audio SID.18410320  This is the Met’s only broadcast of Lombardi. Pavarotti is in both the December telecast and January broadcast and Ramey was … Continue reading "I LOMBARDI"
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GIULIO CESARE 12:00 am
GIULIO CESARE
Oct 13 @ 12:00 am – 6:00 am
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GIULIO CESARE:Handel Original Air Date: 04/21/2007 Bicket; Daniels, Swenson, Coote, Bardon, Zazzo MOD Audio SID.18410316 Bicket knows this turf well, but a countertenor Caesar doesn’t work for me, but the whole of the work is … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
DON GIOVANNI 6:00 am
DON GIOVANNI
Oct 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/14/1959 Böhm; London, Steber, Flagello, Della Casa, Valletti, Hurley MOD Audio SID.18410319 SR: This broadcast is especially notable as it was George London’s only broadcast outing as the Don. His … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
GIULIO CESARE 9:00 am
GIULIO CESARE
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
GIULIO CESARE
GIULIO CESARE:Handel  Original Air Date: 04/21/2007  Bicket; Daniels, Swenson, Coote, Bardon, Zazzo  MOD Audio SID.18410316  Bicket knows this turf well, but a countertenor Caesar doesn’t work for me, but the whole of the work is … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
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I LOMBARDI 9:00 am
I LOMBARDI
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
I LOMBARDI
I LOMBARDI:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/15/1994 Levine; Flanigan, Pavarotti, Beccaria, Plishka MOD Audio SID.18410320 This is the Met’s only broadcast of Lombardi. Pavarotti is in both the December telecast and January broadcast and Ramey was … Continue reading "I LOMBARDI"
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MIGNON 6:00 am
MIGNON
Oct 15 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MIGNON:Thomas Original Air Date: 01/27/1945 Pelletier; Stevens, Melton, Benzell, Pinza MOD Audio SID.18420102 “There are some great tunes in Mignon but I find the opera doesn”t hold up well — I saw it staged in … Continue reading "MIGNON"
I VESPRI SICILIANI 9:00 am
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.18420103 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
I PURITANI 12:00 pm
I PURITANI
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/30/1991 Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, Plishka MOD Audio SID.18420104 This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn”t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
TANNHÄUSER 3:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/24/1987 Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, Rootering MOD Audio SID.18420105 NOTE: Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Oct 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L”ELISIR D”AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/25/1992 Panni; Pavarotti, Battle, Plishka, Pons MOD Audio SID.18420107 I enjoy L”elisir d”amore, but the opera is not of such depth to deserve what seems like a a weekly rotation. … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
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ADRIANA LECOUVREUR 12:00 am
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR
Oct 16 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ADRIANA LECOUVREUR:Cilea Original Air Date: 02/11/1978 López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico MOD Audio SID.18420208 “I’m not a special fan of Adriana, and like it best when the title role is a specialist like Olivero whom … Continue reading "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR"
OTELLO 9:00 am
OTELLO
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/11/1967 Mehta; Caballé, McCracken, Gobbi, Lorenzi MOD Audio SID.18420210 This is the first Otello broadcast from the new house at Lincoln Center, and I attended an earlier performance in the run. … Continue reading "OTELLO"
LUISA MILLER 3:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.18420212 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
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TANNHÄUSER 9:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/24/1987 Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, Rootering MOD Audio SID.18420317 NOTE: Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 3:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/25/1992 Panni; Pavarotti, Battle, Plishka, Pons MOD Audio SID.18420319 I enjoy L’elisir d’amore, but the opera is not of such depth to deserve what seems like a a weekly rotation. … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
NORMA 6:00 pm
NORMA
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.18420320 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, and … Continue reading "NORMA"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 9:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Oct 17 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
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LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/12/1994 Rudel; Morris, McLaughlin, Fleming, Croft, Bunnell MOD Audio SID.18420321 This is is Fleming’s first featured broadcast (she has a small part in Ghosts of Versailles) and it’s … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
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I VESPRI SICILIANI 12:00 am
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Oct 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
I VESPRI SICILIANI
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.18420422 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
I PURITANI 6:00 am
I PURITANI
Oct 18 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/30/1991 Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, Plishka MOD Audio SID.18420423 This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn’t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR 9:00 am
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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ADRIANA LECOUVREUR:Cilea Original Air Date: 02/11/1978 López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico MOD Audio SID.18420424 “I’m not a special fan of Adriana, and like it best when the title role is a specialist like Olivero whom … Continue reading "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR"
MIGNON 12:00 pm
MIGNON
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MIGNON
MIGNON:Thomas Original Air Date: 01/27/1945 Pelletier; Stevens, Melton, Benzell, Pinza MOD Audio SID.18420425 There are some great tunes in Mignon but I find the opera doesn’t hold up well — I saw it staged in … Continue reading "MIGNON"
OTELLO 3:00 pm
OTELLO
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OTELLO
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/11/1967 Mehta; Caballé, McCracken, Gobbi, Lorenzi MOD Audio SID.18420426 This is the first Otello broadcast from the new house at Lincoln Center, and I attended an earlier performance in the run. … Continue reading "OTELLO"
LUISA MILLER 9:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.18420428 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
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LUISA MILLER 9:00 am
LUISA MILLER
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.18420531 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
NORMA 12:00 pm
NORMA
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.18420532 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, and … Continue reading "NORMA"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 3:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/12/1994 Rudel; Morris, McLaughlin, Fleming, Croft, Bunnell MOD Audio SID.18420533 This is is Fleming’s first featured broadcast (she has a small part in Ghosts of Versailles) and it’s … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE 6:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Oct 20 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/25/1992 Panni; Pavarotti, Battle, Plishka, Pons MOD Audio SID.18420638 I enjoy L’elisir d’amore, but the opera is not of such depth to deserve what seems like a a weekly rotation. … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
I VESPRI SICILIANI 12:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.18420639 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
OTELLO 6:00 pm
OTELLO
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OTELLO
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/11/1967 Mehta; Caballé, McCracken, Gobbi, Lorenzi MOD Audio SID.18420642 This is the first Otello broadcast from the new house at Lincoln Center, and I attended an earlier performance in the run. … Continue reading "OTELLO"
I PURITANI 9:00 pm
I PURITANI
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 am
I PURITANI
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/30/1991 Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, Plishka MOD Audio SID.18420636 This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn’t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
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MIGNON 12:00 am
MIGNON
Oct 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
MIGNON
MIGNON:Thomas Original Air Date: 01/27/1945 Pelletier; Stevens, Melton, Benzell, Pinza MOD Audio SID.18420743 “There are some great tunes in Mignon but I find the opera doesn”t hold up well — I saw it staged in … Continue reading "MIGNON"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 6:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Oct 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/12/1994 Rudel; Morris, McLaughlin, Fleming, Croft, Bunnell MOD Audio SID.18420744 This is is Fleming’s first featured broadcast (she has a small part in Ghosts of Versailles) and it’s … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
NORMA 9:00 am
NORMA
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
NORMA
NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.18420745 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, and … Continue reading "NORMA"
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR 3:00 pm
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR:Cilea Original Air Date: 02/11/1978 López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico MOD Audio SID.18420747 “I’m not a special fan of Adriana, and like it best when the title role is a specialist like Olivero whom … Continue reading "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 1:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/24/1987 Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, Rootering MOD Audio SID.18420749 NOTE: Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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