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FAUST 9:00 am
FAUST
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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FAUST:Gounod Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von StadeOriginal Air Date: 02/26/1972 MOD Audio SID.19400209This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better Fausts on the shelf. Domingo is better than expected in … Continue reading "FAUST"
MESSA DA REQUIEM 3:00 pm
MESSA DA REQUIEM
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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MESSA DA REQUIEM:Verdi Solti; Price, Elias, Bergonzi, SiepiOriginal Air Date: 03/28/1964 MOD Audio SID.19400211This broadcast was In Memory of John F. Kennedy. Although the sound is definitely AM (not what one wants for the Manzoni … Continue reading "MESSA DA REQUIEM"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, RooteringOriginal Air Date: 01/24/1987 MOD Audio SID.19400213Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is Levine’s last broadcast … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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DIE FLEDERMAUS 12:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/20/1951 MOD Audio SID.19400214This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the premiere gives … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
SUSANNAH 6:00 am
SUSANNAH
Oct 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.19400315This 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"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Schippers; Adam, Lorengar, King, Kusche, Flagello, DriscollOriginal Air Date: 01/15/1972 MOD Audio SID.19400316This performance is on Sony’s Met historical CD series Lorengar and King, who do not have commercials of their … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 6:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/20/1951 MOD Audio SID.19400318This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the premiere gives … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
MESSA DA REQUIEM 9:00 pm
MESSA DA REQUIEM
Oct 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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MESSA DA REQUIEM:Verdi Solti; Price, Elias, Bergonzi, SiepiOriginal Air Date: 03/28/1964 MOD Audio SID.19400319This broadcast was In Memory of John F. Kennedy. Although the sound is definitely AM (not what one wants for the Manzoni … Continue reading "MESSA DA REQUIEM"
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FAUST 3:00 pm
FAUST
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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FAUST:Gounod Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von StadeOriginal Air Date: 02/26/1972 MOD Audio SID.19400424This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better Fausts on the shelf. Domingo is better than expected in … Continue reading "FAUST"
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MESSA DA REQUIEM 9:00 am
MESSA DA REQUIEM
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MESSA DA REQUIEM @  |  |
MESSA DA REQUIEM:Verdi Solti; Price, Elias, Bergonzi, SiepiOriginal Air Date: 03/28/1964 MOD Audio SID.19400529This broadcast was In Memory of John F. Kennedy. Although the sound is definitely AM (not what one wants for the Manzoni … Continue reading "MESSA DA REQUIEM"
TANNHÄUSER 3:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, RooteringOriginal Air Date: 01/24/1987 MOD Audio SID.19400531Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is Levine’s last broadcast … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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SUSANNAH 12:00 am
SUSANNAH
Oct 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.19400534This 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"
SUSANNAH 9:00 am
SUSANNAH
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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SUSANNAH:Floyd Conlon; Fleming, Hadley, RameyOriginal Air Date: 04/03/1999 MOD Audio SID.19400636This 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"
FAUST 6:00 pm
FAUST
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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FAUST:Gounod Rich; Domingo, Zylis-Gara, Tozzi, Sereni, von StadeOriginal Air Date: 02/26/1972 MOD Audio SID.19400639This over-programmed Faust is on again, but there are so many better Fausts on the shelf. Domingo is better than expected in … Continue reading "FAUST"
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TANNHÄUSER 6:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Oct 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, RooteringOriginal Air Date: 01/24/1987 MOD Audio SID.19400642Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is Levine’s last broadcast … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 12:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/20/1951 MOD Audio SID.19400744This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the premiere gives … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Oct 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Schippers; Adam, Lorengar, King, Kusche, Flagello, DriscollOriginal Air Date: 01/15/1972 MOD Audio SID.SID.19400747This performance is on Sony’s Met historical CD series Lorengar and King, who do not have commercials of their … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Oct 7 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Schippers; Adam, Lorengar, King, Kusche, Flagello, DriscollOriginal Air Date: 01/15/1972 MOD Audio SID.19410101This performance is on Sony’s Met historical CD series Lorengar and King, who do not have commercials of their … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
MANON 6:00 am
MANON
Oct 7 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MANON:Massenet López-Cobos; Fleming, Giordano, ChaignaudOriginal Air Date: 04/08/2006 MOD Audio SID.19410102This is Fleming’s last Manon from the Met and her only full length Met broadcast. Fleming was more interesting in her telecast opening night St. … Continue reading "MANON"
LES TROYENS 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.19410105Norman 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"
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO 9:00 pm
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO:Rossini Schippers; Sills, Verrett, Theyard, DíazOriginal Air Date: 04/19/1975 MOD Audio SID.19410106The following season also with Sills and Verrett under Woitach) are the Met broadcast history of this problematic Rossini work, and both … Continue reading "L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO"
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MACBETH 6:00 am
MACBETH
Oct 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MACBETH:Verdi Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, JenkinsOriginal Air Date: 12/18/1982 MOD Audio SID.19410208This is the first year of the new production by Peter Hall, which was heavily booed (deservedly– i was there) on its opening night. … Continue reading "MACBETH"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 6:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Levine; Norman, King, Battle, Troyanos, Nentwig, DicksonOriginal Air Date: 03/12/1988 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.19410211This is the audio for the performance issued on DVD, NOT available on MOoD, as are many of the … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 9:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Oct 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Stiedry; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Siepi, Elias, CorenaOriginal Air Date: 03/17/1956 MOD Audio SID.19410212The A list male casting for this opera in the 1950s at the Met was Tucker, Warren, and Siepi. … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
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LES TROYENS 9:00 am
LES TROYENS
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 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.19410315Norman 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"
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO 3:00 pm
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
L'ASSEDIO DI CORINTO @  |  |
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO:Rossini Schippers; Sills, Verrett, Theyard, DíazOriginal Air Date: 04/19/1975 MOD Audio SID.19410316The following season also with Sills and Verrett under Woitach) are the Met broadcast history of this problematic Rossini work, and both … Continue reading "L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO"
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MANON 12:00 pm
MANON
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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MANON:Massenet López-Cobos; Fleming, Giordano, ChaignaudOriginal Air Date: 04/08/2006 MOD Audio SID.19410321This is Fleming’s last Manon from the Met and her only full length Met broadcast. Fleming was more interesting in her telecast opening night St. … Continue reading "MANON"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 9:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Oct 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Levine; Norman, King, Battle, Troyanos, Nentwig, DicksonOriginal Air Date: 03/12/1988 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.19410424This is the audio for the performance issued on DVD, NOT available on MOoD, as are many of the … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
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MACBETH 12:00 am
MACBETH
Oct 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
MACBETH @  |  |
MACBETH:Verdi Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, JenkinsOriginal Air Date: 12/18/1982 MOD Audio SID.19410425This is the first year of the new production by Peter Hall, which was heavily booed (deservedly– i was there) on its opening night. … Continue reading "MACBETH"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 12:00 pm
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Levine; Norman, King, Battle, Troyanos, Nentwig, DicksonOriginal Air Date: 03/12/1988 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.19410427This is the audio for the performance issued on DVD, NOT available on MOoD, as are many of the … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 3:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Stiedry; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Siepi, Elias, CorenaOriginal Air Date: 03/17/1956 MOD Audio SID.19410428The A list male casting for this opera in the 1950s at the Met was Tucker, Warren, and Siepi. … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
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L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO 6:00 am
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO
Oct 12 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
L'ASSEDIO DI CORINTO @  |  |
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO:Rossini Schippers; Sills, Verrett, Theyard, DíazOriginal Air Date: 04/19/1975 MOD Audio SID.19410532The following season also with Sills and Verrett under Woitach) are the Met broadcast history of this problematic Rossini work, and both … Continue reading "L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO"
MACBETH 3:00 pm
MACBETH
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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MACBETH:Verdi Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, JenkinsOriginal Air Date: 12/18/1982 MOD Audio SID.19410535This is the first year of the new production by Peter Hall, which was heavily booed (deservedly– i was there) on its opening night. … Continue reading "MACBETH"
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Oct 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Stiedry; Milanov, Tucker, Warren, Siepi, Elias, CorenaOriginal Air Date: 03/17/1956 MOD Audio SID.19410639The A list male casting for this opera in the 1950s at the Met was Tucker, Warren, and Siepi. … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 9:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Levine; Norman, King, Battle, Troyanos, Nentwig, DicksonOriginal Air Date: 03/12/1988 MOD AudioMOD Video SID.19410640This is the audio for the performance issued on DVD, NOT available on MOoD, as are many of the … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
MANON 6:00 pm
MANON
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MANON @  |  |
MANON:Massenet López-Cobos; Fleming, Giordano, ChaignaudOriginal Air Date: 04/08/2006 MOD Audio SID.19410743This is Fleming’s last Manon from the Met and her only full length Met broadcast. Fleming was more interesting in her telecast opening night St. … Continue reading "MANON"
LES TROYENS 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.19410744Norman 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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LES TROYENS 12:00 am
LES TROYENS
Oct 14 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, AhlstedtOriginal Air Date: 02/18/1984 MOD Audio SID.19420101Norman 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"
PETER GRIMES 12:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Atherton; Langridge, Racette, Opie, Christin, BlytheOriginal Air Date: 01/10/1998 MOD Audio SID.19420104I remember listening to this and thought this a good part for Racette. Langridge is fine in the title role, but for those of … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 3:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Levine; Eaglen, Andersen, Halfvarson, Held, Radvanovsky, PalmerOriginal Air Date: 04/22/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420105This is one of the two Ring cycles broadcast by Eaglen and Levine. This one finds Eaglen on better form than the … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
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DON PASQUALE 12:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Oct 15 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Donizetti Benini; Alaimo, Netrebko, Flórez, Kwiecien Original Air Date: 04/15/2006 MOD Audio SID.19420107 This is the first year of the production, and I am sorry this was not the one that was filmed for DVD. … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
FIDELIO 6:00 am
FIDELIO
Oct 15 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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FIDELIO:Beethoven Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, AnthonyOriginal Air Date: 01/22/1966 MOD Audio SID.19420208Even though the classic 1960 broadcast is Bohm, Nilsson, and Vickers; Nilsson and King are fine, but Geraint Evans is not meant … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 9:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Conlon; Morris, Behrens, Lakes, SalminenOriginal Air Date: 01/18/1992 MOD Audio SID.19420209Salminen is the main interest of this performance. It comes relatively late in Behrens’ Met career Met goers were very spoiled by … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
DON CARLO 3:00 pm
DON CARLO
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DON CARLO:Verdi Stiedry; Bjorling, Rigal, Merrill, Barbieri, Siepi, HinesOriginal Air Date: 11/11/1950 MOD Audio SID.19420211This is the production that opened the Bing regime in 1950, and re-introduces Don Carlo to New York audiences. The men … Continue reading "DON CARLO"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 6:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI:Berlioz Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 MOD Audio SID.19420212 This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music along the way, but … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
FALSTAFF 9:00 pm
FALSTAFF
Oct 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
FALSTAFF
FALSTAFF:Verdi Levine; MacNeil, Lear, Stewart, Barbieri, Valente, Ahlstedt Original Air Date: 04/05/1975 MOD Audio SID.19420742 This performance is Levine’s first Falstaff broadcast and Barbieri’s penultimate company broadcast (she returns for Trittico (minus Frugola) 2 years … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
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THE GREAT GATSBY 6:00 am
THE GREAT GATSBY
Oct 16 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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THE GREAT GATSBY:Harbison Levine; Hadley, Upshaw, Croft, Graham, Baker, LiebersonOriginal Air Date: 01/01/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420315Levine is a great promoter of Harbison’s work, but I miss the appeal. First appearance of Hunt Lieberson whose only … Continue reading "THE GREAT GATSBY"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 9:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG @  |  |
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Levine; Eaglen, Andersen, Halfvarson, Held, Radvanovsky, PalmerOriginal Air Date: 04/22/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420316This is one of the two Ring cycles broadcast by Eaglen and Levine. This one finds Eaglen on better form than the … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
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PETER GRIMES 6:00 am
PETER GRIMES
Oct 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
PETER GRIMES @  |  |
PETER GRIMES:Britten Atherton; Langridge, Racette, Opie, Christin, BlytheOriginal Air Date: 01/10/1998 MOD Audio SID.19420321I remember listening to this and thought this a good part for Racette. Langridge is fine in the title role, but for those of … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
DON PASQUALE 9:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DON PASQUALE @  |  |
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Benini; Alaimo, Netrebko, Flórez, KwiecienOriginal Air Date: 04/15/2006 MOD Audio SID.19420107This is the first year of the production, and I am sorry this was not the one that was filmed for DVD. This … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 3:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Conlon; Morris, Behrens, Lakes, SalminenOriginal Air Date: 01/18/1992 MOD Audio SID.19420424Salminen is the main interest of this performance. It comes relatively late in Behrens’ Met career Met goers were very spoiled by … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
DON CARLO 9:00 pm
DON CARLO
Oct 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DON CARLO @  |  |
DON CARLO:Verdi Stiedry; Bjorling, Rigal, Merrill, Barbieri, Siepi, HinesOriginal Air Date: 11/11/1950 MOD Audio SID.19420426This is the production that opened the Bing regime in 1950, and re-introduces Don Carlo to New York audiences. The men … Continue reading "DON CARLO"
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FIDELIO 12:00 am
FIDELIO
Oct 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, AnthonyOriginal Air Date: 01/22/1966 MOD Audio SID.19420427Even though the classic 1960 broadcast is Bohm, Nilsson, and Vickers; Nilsson and King are fine, but Geraint Evans is not meant … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
DON CARLO 9:00 am
DON CARLO
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DON CARLO @  |  |
DON CARLO:Verdi Stiedry; Bjorling, Rigal, Merrill, Barbieri, Siepi, HinesOriginal Air Date: 11/11/1950 MOD Audio SID.19420529This is the production that opened the Bing regime in 1950, and re-introduces Don Carlo to New York audiences. The men … Continue reading "DON CARLO"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI:Berlioz Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 MOD Audio SID.19420530 This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music along the way, but … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
FALSTAFF 3:00 pm
FALSTAFF
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FALSTAFF
FALSTAFF:Verdi Levine; MacNeil, Lear, Stewart, Barbieri, Valente, Ahlstedt Original Air Date: 04/05/1975 MOD Audio SID.19420531 This performance is Levine’s first Falstaff broadcast and Barbieri’s penultimate company broadcast (she returns for Trittico (minus Frugola) 2 years … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
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THE GREAT GATSBY 12:00 am
THE GREAT GATSBY
Oct 19 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
THE GREAT GATSBY @  |  |
THE GREAT GATSBY:Harbison Levine; Hadley, Upshaw, Croft, Graham, Baker, LiebersonOriginal Air Date: 01/01/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420534Levine is a great promoter of Harbison’s work, but I miss the appeal. First appearance of Hunt Lieberson whose only … Continue reading "THE GREAT GATSBY"
THE GREAT GATSBY 9:00 am
THE GREAT GATSBY
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
THE GREAT GATSBY @  |  |
THE GREAT GATSBY:Harbison Levine; Hadley, Upshaw, Croft, Graham, Baker, LiebersonOriginal Air Date: 01/01/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420636Levine is a great promoter of Harbison’s work, but I miss the appeal. First appearance of Hunt Lieberson whose only … Continue reading "THE GREAT GATSBY"
FIDELIO 3:00 pm
FIDELIO
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Böhm; Nilsson, King, Evans, Edelmann, Pracht, AnthonyOriginal Air Date: 01/22/1966 MOD Audio SID.19420638Even though the classic 1960 broadcast is Bohm, Nilsson, and Vickers; Nilsson and King are fine, but Geraint Evans is not meant … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 6:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Conlon; Morris, Behrens, Lakes, SalminenOriginal Air Date: 01/18/1992 MOD Audio SID.19420639Salminen is the main interest of this performance. It comes relatively late in Behrens’ Met career Met goers were very spoiled by … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
PETER GRIMES 9:00 pm
PETER GRIMES
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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PETER GRIMES:Britten Atherton; Langridge, Racette, Opie, Christin, BlytheOriginal Air Date: 01/10/1998 MOD Audio SID.19420640I remember listening to this and thought this a good part for Racette. Langridge is fine in the title role, but for those of … Continue reading "PETER GRIMES"
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FALSTAFF 6:00 am
FALSTAFF
Oct 20 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FALSTAFF
FALSTAFF:Verdi Levine; MacNeil, Lear, Stewart, Barbieri, Valente, Ahlstedt Original Air Date: 04/05/1975 MOD Audio SID.19420742 This performance is Levine’s first Falstaff broadcast and Barbieri’s penultimate company broadcast (she returns for Trittico (minus Frugola) 2 years … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 9:00 am
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI:Berlioz Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 MOD Audio SID.19420743 This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music along the way, but … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
DON PASQUALE 3:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Benini; Alaimo, Netrebko, Flórez, KwiecienOriginal Air Date: 04/15/2006 MOD Audio SID.19420422This is the first year of the production, and I am sorry this was not the one that was filmed for DVD. This … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 9:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Levine; Eaglen, Andersen, Halfvarson, Held, Radvanovsky, PalmerOriginal Air Date: 04/22/2000 MOD Audio SID.19420747This is one of the two Ring cycles broadcast by Eaglen and Levine. This one finds Eaglen on better form than the … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
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