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MADAMA BUTTERFLY 12:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/17/1977 Patanè; Scotto, Aragall, Love, Edwards, Atherton SID.19010317 Aragall only has 38 Met performances in his nine season tenure. His two broadcasts are Esclarmonde with Sutherland and this Butterfly with … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
SAMSON ET DALILA 3:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Original Air Date: 12/26/1936 Abravanel; Maison, Wettergren, Pinza MOD Audio SID.19010318 This is the second oldest Met performance to have been rebroadcast on Sirius — the Lawrence/Melchior Gotterdammerung also from 1936 (but … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
TANNHÄUSER 6:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/21/1978 Levine; McCracken, Kubiak, Bumbry, Weikl, Macurdy SID.19010319 This is McCracken’s only broadcast outing as Tannhauser, and he is really very fine. Weikl and Bumbry are tops in these roles and … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
JENUFA 9:00 pm
JENUFA
Jan 2 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 3 @ 12:00 am
JENUFA
JENUFA:Janácek Original Air Date: 01/25/2003 Jurowski; Mattila, Polaski, Begley, Ventris, Nadler SID.19010320 I like Jurowski’s work, but I find Mattila and Polaski (encouraged by the director) to be cold with little of the warmth that … Continue reading "JENUFA"
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 12:00 am
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Jan 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM:Britten Original Air Date: 12/21/1996 Atherton; McNair, Kowalski, Rose, Streit, Bunnell, Gilfry, Gustafson MOD Audio SID.19010321 The work was revived under Conlon in 2013 for 3 Sirius streamed live broadcasts, one of … Continue reading "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 6:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Jan 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER
  DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 1/29/2000 Kout; Mentzer, Studer, Halfvarson, Norberg-Schulz, Opie SID.19010422 This is Cheryl Studer’s penultimate Met performance in her 39 performance Met career. The Met has cast Rosenkavalier more strongly, but … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/21/1978 Levine; McCracken, Kubiak, Bumbry, Weikl, Macurdy SID.19010423 This is McCracken’s only broadcast outing as Tannhauser, and he is really very fine. Weikl and Bumbry are tops in these roles and … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
IDOMENEO 12:00 pm
IDOMENEO
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/21/1991 Levine; Heppner, Upshaw, Vaness, Mentzer, Kazaras MOD Audio SID.19010424 This is a solid performance, and especially so for the young Heppner, and Vaness, who is probably the best Electra the … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 3:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/1971 Leindsorf; Thomas, Nilsson, Dalis, Tozzi, Doole MOD Audio SID.19010425 This performance is not often rebroadcast, and is as distinctive for Leinsdorf’s sleek conducting as for Nilsson’s continued mastery … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 6:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/1971 Leindsorf; Thomas, Nilsson, Dalis, Tozzi, Doole MOD Audio SID.19010426 This performance is not often rebroadcast, and is as distinctive for Leinsdorf’s sleek conducting as for Nilsson’s continued mastery … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
VANESSA 9:00 pm
VANESSA
Jan 3 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 4 @ 12:00 am
VANESSA
VANESSA:Barber Original Air Date: 02/01/1958 Mitropoulos; Steber, Gedda, Elias, Resnik, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19010427 Vanessa received its world premiere with this cast two weeks before this broadcast. Though Steber was not the first choice for … Continue reading "VANESSA"
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IDOMENEO 12:00 am
IDOMENEO
Jan 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/21/1991 Levine; Heppner, Upshaw, Vaness, Mentzer, Kazaras MOD Audio SID.19010428 This is a solid performance, and especially so for the young Heppner, and Vaness, who is probably the best Electra the … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
MACBETH 6:00 am
MACBETH
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/03/1973 Molinari-Pradelli; Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini SID.19010529 The Saturday night premiere of this revival was one of the most challenging performances to hustle a ticket ever– why I don’t know. Arroyo … Continue reading "MACBETH"
WERTHER 9:00 am
WERTHER
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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WERTHER:Massenet Original Air Date: 04/16/1988 Fournet; Kraus, von Stade, Upshaw, Stilwell SID.19010530 This is not exactly big scale vocal artillery except Kraus (he broadcast Werther nine years earlier with Crespin), but the Met brings out … Continue reading "WERTHER"
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 12:00 pm
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/12/1992 Panni; Anderson, Leech, Fu, Plishka MOD Audio SID.19010531 Nothing really saves this afternoon as can be read in the Met database listing for the second performance of this … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
IL TROVATORE 3:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/27/1960 Cleva; Bergonzi, Stella, Simionato, Bastianini, Wilderman SID.19010532 Wonder of wonders. Sirius/the Met finally figured out they could broadcast this again. This is Simionato’s only Met broadcast, and her supporting … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 6:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/17/1977 Patanè; Scotto, Aragall, Love, Edwards, Atherton SID.19010533 Aragall only has 38 Met performances in his nine season tenure. His two broadcasts are Esclarmonde with Sutherland and this Butterfly with … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
SAMSON ET DALILA 9:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
Jan 4 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 12:00 am
SAMSON ET DALILA
SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Original Air Date: 12/26/1936 Abravanel; Maison, Wettergren, Pinza MOD Audio SID.19010534 This is the second oldest Met performance to have been rebroadcast on Sirius — the Lawrence/Melchior Gotterdammerung also from 1936 (but … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
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TANNHÄUSER 12:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Jan 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/21/1978 Levine; McCracken, Kubiak, Bumbry, Weikl, Macurdy SID.19010535 This is McCracken’s only broadcast outing as Tannhauser, and he is really very fine. Weikl and Bumbry are tops in these roles and … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
JENUFA 6:00 am
JENUFA
Jan 5 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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JENUFA:Janácek Original Air Date: 01/25/2003 Jurowski; Mattila, Polaski, Begley, Ventris, Nadler SID.19010636 I like Jurowski’s work, but I find Mattila and Polaski (encouraged by the director) to be cold with little of the warmth that … Continue reading "JENUFA"
VANESSA 9:00 am
VANESSA
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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VANESSA:Barber Original Air Date: 02/01/1958 Mitropoulos; Steber, Gedda, Elias, Resnik, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.19010637 Vanessa received its world premiere with this cast two weeks before this broadcast. Though Steber was not the first choice for … Continue reading "VANESSA"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19010638 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 6:00 pm
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM:Britten Original Air Date: 12/21/1996 Atherton; McNair, Kowalski, Rose, Streit, Bunnell, Gilfry, Gustafson MOD Audio SID.19010640 The work was revived under Conlon in 2013 for 3 Sirius streamed live broadcasts, one of … Continue reading "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 9:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Jan 5 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 12:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/1971 Leindsorf; Thomas, Nilsson, Dalis, Tozzi, Doole MOD Audio SID.19010641 This performance is not often rebroadcast, and is as distinctive for Leinsdorf’s sleek conducting as for Nilsson’s continued mastery … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
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TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 12:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Jan 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/1971 Leindsorf; Thomas, Nilsson, Dalis, Tozzi, Doole MOD Audio SID.19010642 This performance is not often rebroadcast, and is as distinctive for Leinsdorf’s sleek conducting as for Nilsson’s continued mastery … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
IL TROVATORE 6:00 am
IL TROVATORE
Jan 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
IL TROVATORE
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/27/1960 Cleva; Bergonzi, Stella, Simionato, Bastianini, Wilderman SID.19010743 Wonder of wonders. Sirius/the Met finally figured out they could broadcast this again. This is Simionato’s only Met broadcast, and her supporting … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
IDOMENEO 9:00 am
IDOMENEO
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IDOMENEO @  |  |
IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/21/1991 Levine; Heppner, Upshaw, Vaness, Mentzer, Kazaras MOD Audio SID.19010744 This is a solid performance, and especially so for the young Heppner, and Vaness, who is probably the best Electra the … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 12:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Jan 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
  DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 1/29/2000 Kout; Mentzer, Studer, Halfvarson, Norberg-Schulz, Opie SID: 19010745 This is Cheryl Studer’s penultimate Met performance in her 39 performance Met career. The Met has cast Rosenkavalier more strongly, … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
WERTHER 3:00 pm
WERTHER
Jan 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WERTHER @  |  |
WERTHER:Massenet Original Air Date: 04/16/1988 Fournet; Kraus, von Stade, Upshaw, Stilwell SID.19010746 This is not exactly big scale vocal artillery except Kraus (he broadcast Werther nine years earlier with Crespin), but the Met brings out … Continue reading "WERTHER"
MACBETH 6:00 pm
MACBETH
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MACBETH @  |  |
MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/03/1973 Molinari-Pradelli; Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini SID.19010747 The Saturday night premiere of this revival was one of the most challenging performances to hustle a ticket ever– why I don’t know. Arroyo … Continue reading "MACBETH"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 9:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Jan 6 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 7 @ 12:00 am
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/17/1977 Patanè; Scotto, Aragall, Love, Edwards, Atherton SID.19010748 Aragall only has 38 Met performances in his nine season tenure. His two broadcasts are Esclarmonde with Sutherland and this Butterfly with … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
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LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 12:00 am
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Jan 7 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/12/1992 Panni; Anderson, Leech, Fu, Plishka MOD Audio SID.19020101 Nothing really saves this afternoon as can be read in the Met database listing for the second performance of this … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
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DON PASQUALE 6:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Jan 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/21/1940 Papi; Baccaloni, Sayão, Martini, Valentino MOD Audio SID.19020316This is one of the older Met broadcasts to appear in the Sirius rebroadcast series. It’s also one of the best, with … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
TOSCA 9:00 am
TOSCA
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/23/1957 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Warren SID.19020317This performance was supposed to be Bjorling with Albanese and Warren. Tosca is not an ideal part for Albanese, but she certainly knows the idiom.
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA 12:00 pm
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/31/2007 Luisi; Voigt, Kerl, Damrau, Grove, Brendel MOD Audio SID.19020318This is the Met’s only broadcast of the Strauss work and Kerl and Damrau are very impressive. I don’t love … Continue reading "DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 3:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 03/15/1997 Isepp; Vaness, Croft, Graham, Gunn, McLaughlin, Shimell SID.19020319This is the season after the Bartoli run as Despina also with Vaness. Most of the interest in this broadcast centers … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
FAUST 6:00 pm
FAUST
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FAUST
FAUST: Gounod Original Air Date: 12/30/1972 Benzi; Gedda, Boky, Macurdy, Manuguerra, Forst SID.19020320 Gedda and Manuguerra are two of my favorite singers, and well cast,but neither Boky nor Macurdy is what I want in Gounod. … Continue reading "FAUST"
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ELEKTRA 12:00 am
ELEKTRA
Jan 10 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/25/1961 Rosenstock; Borkh, Rysanek, Madeira, Uhde, Vinay MOD Audio SID.19020422Rosenstock appears for the originally scheduled Mitropoulos who had died the previous November. Still, this is a powerful cast in a masterpiece. … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
LUISA MILLER 6:00 am
LUISA MILLER
Jan 10 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/23/2002 Levine; Frittoli, Shicoff, Frontali, Tian, Ens, Graves SID.19020423This performance just doesn’t get off the ground, For me, though Frittoli and Frontali are at least Italianate, they are short of … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
MANON LESCAUT 9:00 am
MANON LESCAUT
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/17/1990 Santi; Freni, Dvorsk, Schexnayder, Tajo SID.19020424This is Freni’s only Met broadcast of Manon Lescaut (she did three performances in 1984 as well), and she is one of my favorite … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 12:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/29/1975 Ehrling; Nilsson, Thomas, Rundgren, Dooley, Rankin, Reynolds SID.19020425This is Nilsson’s final Wagner opera from the Met airwaves. I am rooting for her to be good on this broadcast because she … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 3:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Jan 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/29/1975 Ehrling; Nilsson, Thomas, Rundgren, Dooley, Rankin, Reynolds SID.19020426This is Nilsson’s final Wagner opera from the Met airwaves. I am rooting for her to be good on this broadcast because she … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19020427Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
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THAÏS 9:00 am
THAÏS
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm
THAÏS
THAÏS:Massenet Original Air Date: 01/28/1978 Pritchard; Sills, Milnes, Gibbs SID.19020531 For a long time this was the only Met broadcast of Thais, but with Fleming’s effort in 2008 one can hear a much fresher sound … Continue reading "THAÏS"
I PURITANI 12:00 am
I PURITANI
Jan 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/01/1997 Müller; Swenson, Neill, Hampson, Miles MOD Audio SID.19020529The Netrebko video and the Gruberova and Sutherland Elviras are all available in MOoD as well as this one. Swenson has an … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
LA TRAVIATA 6:00 am
LA TRAVIATA
Jan 11 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA TRAVIATA:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/19/1998 Rizzi; Racette, Álvarez, Chernov SID.19020530This production had been through multiple cast changes. Originally for Gheorgiu and Alagna, it moved to Fleming, who begged off because of schedule overcrowding. By … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 12/21/1957 Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines MOD Audio SID.19020532Guarrera is an alert if not so suave Figaro. Rudolf leads an experienced ensemble. One should listen to Corena … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 12/21/1957 Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines MOD Audio SID.19020532Guarrera is an alert if not so suave Figaro. Rudolf leads an experienced ensemble. One should listen to Corena … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
TOSCA 3:00 pm
TOSCA
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TOSCA @  |  |
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/23/1957 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Warren SID.19020533This performance was supposed to be Bjorling with Albanese and Warren. Tosca is not an ideal part for Albanese, but she certainly knows the idiom.
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA 6:00 pm
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA @  |  |
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/31/2007 Luisi; Voigt, Kerl, Damrau, Grove, Brendel MOD Audio SID.19020534This is the Met’s only broadcast of the Strauss work and Kerl and Damrau are very impressive. I don’t love … Continue reading "DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 9:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Jan 11 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 12 @ 12:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 03/15/1997 Isepp; Vaness, Croft, Graham, Gunn, McLaughlin, Shimell SID.19020535 This is the season after the Bartoli run as Despina also with Vaness. Most of the interest in this broadcast … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
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FAUST 12:00 am
FAUST
Jan 12 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FAUST
FAUST: Gounod Original Air Date: 12/30/1972 Benzi; Gedda, Boky, Macurdy, Manuguerra, Forst SID.19020636 Gedda and Manuguerra are two of my favorite singers, and well cast,but neither Boky nor Macurdy is what I want in Gounod. … Continue reading "FAUST"
ELEKTRA 6:00 am
ELEKTRA
Jan 12 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ELEKTRA @  |  |
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/25/1961 Rosenstock; Borkh, Rysanek, Madeira, Uhde, Vinay MOD Audio SID.19020637Rosenstock appears for the originally scheduled Mitropoulos who had died the previous November. Still, this is a powerful cast in a masterpiece. … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
I PURITANI 9:00 am
I PURITANI
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
I PURITANI @  |  |
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/01/1997 Müller; Swenson, Neill, Hampson, Miles MOD Audio SID.19020638The Netrebko video and the Gruberova and Sutherland Elviras are all available in MOoD as well as this one. Swenson has an … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19020639Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
MANON LESCAUT 6:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MANON LESCAUT @  |  |
MANON LESCAUT:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/17/1990 Santi; Freni, Dvorsk, Schexnayder, Tajo SID.19020641This is Freni’s only Met broadcast of Manon Lescaut (she did three performances in 1984 as well), and she is one of my favorite … Continue reading "MANON LESCAUT"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 9:00 pm
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Jan 12 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 13 @ 12:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/29/1975 Ehrling; Nilsson, Thomas, Rundgren, Dooley, Rankin, Reynolds SID.19020642 This is Nilsson’s final Wagner opera from the Met airwaves. I am rooting for her to be good on this broadcast because … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 12:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Jan 13 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG @  |  |
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/29/1975 Ehrling; Nilsson, Thomas, Rundgren, Dooley, Rankin, Reynolds SID.19020743This is Nilsson’s final Wagner opera from the Met airwaves. I am rooting for her to be good on this broadcast because she … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 6:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Jan 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 12/21/1957 Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines MOD Audio SID.19020744 Guarrera is an alert if not so suave Figaro. Rudolf leads an experienced ensemble. One should listen to … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
COSI FAN TUTTE 9:00 am
COSI FAN TUTTE
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
COSI FAN TUTTE
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 03/15/1997 Isepp; Vaness, Croft, Graham, Gunn, McLaughlin, Shimell SID.19020745 This is the season after the Bartoli run as Despina also with Vaness. Most of the interest in this broadcast … Continue reading "COSI FAN TUTTE"
LA TRAVIATA 12:00 pm
LA TRAVIATA
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LA TRAVIATA
LA TRAVIATA:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/19/1998 Rizzi; Racette, Álvarez, Chernov SID.19020746 This production had been through multiple cast changes. Originally for Gheorgiu and Alagna, it moved to Fleming, who begged off because of schedule overcrowding. … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
THAIS 3:00 pm
THAIS
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THAIS
THAÏS:Massenet Original Air Date: 01/28/1978 Pritchard; Sills, Milnes, Gibbs SID.19020747 For a long time this was the only Met broadcast of Thais, but with Fleming’s effort in 2008 one can hear a much fresher sound … Continue reading "THAIS"
DON PASQUALE 6:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/21/1940 Papi; Baccaloni, Sayão, Martini, Valentino MOD Audio SID.19020748 This is one of the older Met broadcasts to appear in the Sirius rebroadcast series. It’s also one of the best, … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
LUISA MILLER 9:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
Jan 13 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 14 @ 12:00 am
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/23/2002 Levine; Frittoli, Shicoff, Frontali, Tian, Ens, Graves SID.19020749 This performance just doesn’t get off the ground, For me, though Frittoli and Frontali are at least Italianate, they are short … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
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TOSCA 12:00 am
TOSCA
Jan 14 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/23/1957 Mitropoulos; Albanese, Barioni, Warren MOD Audio SID.19030101This performance was supposed to be Bjorling with Albanese and Warren. Tosca is not an ideal part for Albanese, but she certainly knows the … Continue reading "TOSCA"
GIULIO CESARE 3:00 pm
GIULIO CESARE
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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GIULIO CESARE:Handel Original Air Date: 04/17/1999 Nelson; Larmore, McNair, Daniels, Blythe, Asawa MOD Audio SID.19030105This is the first Met broadcast of Cesare as the 1988 production with Troyanos and Battle was not broadcast (a special … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 3:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/05/1960 Schippers; London, Rysanek, Liebl, Tozzi SID.19030319This is the first of Rysanek’s five Senta broadcasts and she is paired with her longtime Dutchman partner, George London. Most of this … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
ANDREA CHÉNIER 9:00 pm
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Jan 16 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
ANDREA CHÉNIER @  |  |
ANDREA CHÉNIER:Giordano Original Air Date: 12/28/1957 Cleva; Tucker, Milanov, Warren, Elias, Lipton, Amparan MOD Audio SID.19030321As I noted in 2012, I prefer Corelli to Tucker, Tebaldi to Milanov, and Bastianini to Warren in these Chenier … Continue reading "ANDREA CHÉNIER"
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LOHENGRIN 6:00 am
LOHENGRIN
Jan 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LOHENGRIN @  |  |
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/21/1998 Levine; Heppner Voigt, Polaski, Ketelsen, Halfvarson MOD Audio SID.19030423Heppner is the star here with outstanding orchestral performance as well. He did it the following season with Mattila and Pape, but … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
LOHENGRIN 9:00 am
LOHENGRIN
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOHENGRIN @  |  |
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/21/1998 Levine; Heppner Voigt, Polaski, Ketelsen, Halfvarson MOD Audio SID.19030424Heppner is the star here with outstanding orchestral performance as well. He did it the following season with Mattila and Pape, but … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
ERNANI 12:00 pm
ERNANI
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ERNANI @  |  |
ERNANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/29/1956 Mitropoulos; Del Monaco, Milanov, Warren, Siepi MOD Audio SID.19030425This is the first Met broadcast of Ernani, and although Del Monaco is slightly better in his Florence broadcast with Cerquetti, he … Continue reading "ERNANI"
LA GIOCONDA 3:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA
Jan 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 04/20/1957 Cleva; Milanov, Poggi, Warren, Rankin, Siepi SID.19030426I never saw Milanov’s Gioconda, and strangely Paul Jackson in his history of Met broadcasts only deals with 1953 and 1961 in his … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
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MAZEPPA 12:00 am
MAZEPPA
Jan 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
MAZEPPA @  |  |
MAZEPPA:Tchaikovsky Original Air Date: 03/18/2006 Gergiev; Putilin, Guryakova, Balashov, Burchuladze, Diadkova SID.19030529This is the only Met broadcast of Tchaikovsky’s powerful work. This performance is notable for Tchaikovsky’s powerful music, Gergiev’s assured conducting, and Putilin giving … Continue reading "MAZEPPA"
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 6:00 am
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Jan 18 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/26/1966 Molinari, Pradelli, Bergonzi, Price, Merrill, Peters, Dunn SID.19030530This is the first of Corelli’s four Don Carlo broadcasts and the 1964 performance which was issued in 2011 on … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
ARABELLA 9:00 am
ARABELLA
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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ARABELLA:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/17/1984 Janowski; Andrade, Nentwig, Battle, Rendall, Dunn, Mazura SID.19030531I like Janowski very much as a conductor, but the substitution of Andrade for Te Kanawa who did the rest of the run … Continue reading "ARABELLA"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 12:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/07/2006 Barbacini; Vargas, Swenson, Shore, ColemanWright SID.19030532Swenson has 3 L’Elisir broadcasts all of which have been on Sirius. This is close to the end of Swenson’s Met tenure, and while … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 3:00 pm
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Jan 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 04/10/1971 Baudo; Gedda, Bacquier, Boky, Crespin, Amara, von Stade SID.19030533Here is why I love the current Sirius service for Met repertory : The fall performances went unbroadcast. This 1970/71 … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/23/1943 Walter; Roman, Jagel, Tibbett, Pinza, Petina, Baccaloni SID.19030534Roman is particularly impressive, and we don’t have so many surviving Bruno Walter broadcasts that this one is particularly welcome. … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
IL PIRATA 9:00 pm
IL PIRATA
Jan 18 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 12:00 am
IL PIRATA
IL PIRATA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/08/2003 Campanella; Fleming, Giordani, Croft MOD Audio SID.19030535 This is the Met premiere of Pirata and to date its only broadcast season, but I don’t find either the soprano or … Continue reading "IL PIRATA"
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DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 12:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Jan 19 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/05/1960 Schippers; London, Rysanek, Liebl, Tozzi SID.19030636This is the first of Rysanek’s five Senta broadcasts and she is paired with her longtime Dutchman partner, George London. Most of this … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
ANDREA CHÉNIER 6:00 am
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Jan 19 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ANDREA CHÉNIER @  |  |
ANDREA CHÉNIER:Giordano Original Air Date: 12/28/1957 Cleva; Tucker, Milanov, Warren, Elias, Lipton, Amparan MOD Audio SID.19030637As I noted in 2012, I prefer Corelli to Tucker, Tebaldi to Milanov, and Bastianini to Warren in these Chenier … Continue reading "ANDREA CHÉNIER"
GIULIO CESARE 9:00 am
GIULIO CESARE
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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GIULIO CESARE:Handel Original Air Date: 04/17/1999 Nelson; Larmore, McNair, Daniels, Blythe, Asawa MOD Audio SID.19030638This is the first Met broadcast of Cesare as the 1988 production with Troyanos and Battle was not broadcast (a special … Continue reading "GIULIO CESARE"
ERNANI 6:00 pm
ERNANI
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ERNANI @  |  |
ERNANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/29/1956 Mitropoulos; Del Monaco, Milanov, Warren, Siepi MOD Audio SID.19030641This is the first Met broadcast of Ernani, and although Del Monaco is slightly better in his Florence broadcast with Cerquetti, he … Continue reading "ERNANI"
LA GIOCONDA 9:00 pm
LA GIOCONDA
Jan 19 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
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LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 04/20/1957 Cleva; Milanov, Poggi, Warren, Rankin, Siepi SID.19030642I never saw Milanov’s Gioconda, and strangely Paul Jackson in his history of Met broadcasts only deals with 1953 and 1961 in his … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 12:00 am
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Jan 20 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 04/16/2005 Levine; Milne, Polenzani, Goerne, Miklósa, Moll MOD Audio SID.19030743This is the broadcast from the first year of the Taymor production. This is an extremely solid cast with no weak … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Jan 20 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/23/1943 Walter; Roman, Jagel, Tibbett, Pinza, Petina, Baccaloni SID.19030744Roman is particularly impressive, and we don’t have so many surviving Bruno Walter broadcasts that this one is particularly welcome. … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE @  |  |
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/07/2006 Barbacini; Vargas, Swenson, Shore, ColemanWright SID.19030745Swenson has 3 L’Elisir broadcasts all of which have been on Sirius. This is close to the end of Swenson’s Met tenure, and while … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
LOHENGRIN 12:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LOHENGRIN @  |  |
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/21/1998 Levine; Heppner Voigt, Polaski, Ketelsen, Halfvarson MOD Audio SID.19030746Heppner is the star here with outstanding orchestral performance as well. He did it the following season with Mattila and Pape, but … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
LOHENGRIN 3:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LOHENGRIN @  |  |
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/21/1998 Levine; Heppner Voigt, Polaski, Ketelsen, Halfvarson MOD Audio SID.19030747Heppner is the star here with outstanding orchestral performance as well. He did it the following season with Mattila and Pape, but … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
MAZEPPA 6:00 pm
MAZEPPA
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MAZEPPA @  |  |
MAZEPPA:Tchaikovsky Original Air Date: 03/18/2006 Gergiev; Putilin, Guryakova, Balashov, Burchuladze, Diadkova SID.19030748This is the only Met broadcast of Tchaikovsky’s powerful work. This performance is notable for Tchaikovsky’s powerful music, Gergiev’s assured conducting, and Putilin giving … Continue reading "MAZEPPA"
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA 9:00 pm
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Jan 20 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 12:00 am
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/26/1966 Molinari, Pradelli, Bergonzi, Price, Merrill, Peters, Dunn SID.19030749 This is the first of Corelli’s four Don Carlo broadcasts and the 1964 performance which was issued in 2011 … Continue reading "UN BALLO IN MASCHERA"
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 12:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Jan 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN @  |  |
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 04/10/1971 Baudo; Gedda, Bacquier, Boky, Crespin, Amara, von Stade MOD Audio SID.19040101 Here is why I love the current Sirius service for Met repertory : The fall performances went … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
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LA BOHÈME 12:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Jan 23 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LA BOHÈME @  |  |
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/14/1964 Cleva; Tebaldi, Kónya, Hurley, Guarrera, Hines SID.19040315 This is Tebaldi’s first of two broadcast Mimis, the other being from 1970 with Tucker and available on MOoD. She still notched … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI 6:00 am
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI
Jan 23 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 03/03/1951 Erede; Milanov, Tucker, Harvuot / Rigal, Baum, Warren MOD Audio SID.19040316 The Cavalleria is strongly cast, and Warren was the major Tonio of the 1950s … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
CARMEN 9:00 am
CARMEN
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CARMEN @  |  |
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 03/22/1986 Levine; Ewing, Domingo, Malfitano, Devlin MOD Audio SID.19040317 This is the second of Domingo’s three Jose broadcasts the first is 1971 with Ruza Baldani and Robert Merrill under Jean Morel … Continue reading "CARMEN"
LA BOHÈME 12:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LA BOHÈME @  |  |
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/14/1964 Cleva; Tebaldi, Kónya, Hurley, Guarrera, Hines SID.19040318 This is Tebaldi’s first of two broadcast Mimis, the other being from 1970 with Tucker and available on MOoD. She still notched … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 3:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/07/1987 Levine; Van Dam, Battle, Söderström, Hynninen, von Stade SID.19040319 This is the second year of the Ponnelle production, and plenty of interesting casting with Battle and von … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
DIE WALKÜRE 6:00 pm
DIE WALKÜRE
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DIE WALKÜRE @  |  |
DIE WALKÜRE:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/02/1957 Mitropoulos; Harshaw, Edelmann, Schech, Vinay, Thebom, Böhme MOD Audio SID.19040320 Mitropoulos is not often heard in Wagner, but he is alert to the drama at all times. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading "DIE WALKÜRE"
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BILLY BUDD 12:00 am
BILLY BUDD
Jan 24 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
BILLY BUDD @  |  |
BILLY BUDD:Britten Original Air Date: 04/04/1992 Mackerras; Hampson, Clark, Morris, Held, Courtney MOD Audio SID.19040422 Morris has sung almost every Claggart in the production and it is one of his best parts. Hampson isn’t always … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
OTELLO 6:00 am
OTELLO
Jan 24 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
OTELLO @  |  |
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 04/02/1994 Gergiev; Domingo, Vaness, Leiferkus, Croft SID.19040423 Vaness’ Desdemona is professional and musical without being especially memorable. In the current controversy [this was over Gergiev’s close support of Putin and around … Continue reading "OTELLO"
FIDELIO 9:00 am
FIDELIO
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 04/01/2006 Nadler; Sunnegårdh, Heppner, Held, Sigmundsson, Welch-Babidge, Turay SID.19040424 This was Volpe’s attempt at A Star is Born. Though Sunnegardh is still singing, her Met career barely encompasses two seasons (but … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/10/1953 Reiner; Schöffler, de los Angeles, Hopf, Pechner, Greindl, Holm MOD Audio SID.19040425 De los Angeles is one of my favorite singers, and Reiner is one of my … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 3:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/10/1953 Reiner; Schöffler, de los Angeles, Hopf, Pechner, Greindl, Holm MOD Audio SID.19040426 De los Angeles is one of my favorite singers, and Reiner is one of my … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19040427 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
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RIGOLETTO 12:00 am
RIGOLETTO
Jan 25 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
RIGOLETTO @  |  |
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/22/1964 Cleva; Merrill, Peters, Tucker, Giaiotti, Dunn MOD Audio SID.19040529 Amazingly Merrill (debut 1946) and Tucker (debut 1945) are also around eight years later in 1972 for them sharing their final … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
CAPRICCIO 6:00 am
CAPRICCIO
Jan 25 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
CAPRICCIO @  |  |
CAPRICCIO:Strauss Original Air Date: 01/31/1998 Davis; Te Kanawa, Rootering, Kuebler, Keenlyside, Brendel, Harries MOD Audio SID.19040530 The Met has only had two matinee broadcasts for Strauss’ final work: this one with Te Kanawa and Fleming … Continue reading "CAPRICCIO"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 9:00 am
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA @  |  |
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/06/1999 Levine; Agache, Mattila, Sylvester, Scandiuzzi, Fu SID.19040531 This performance is very close to the same cast as the Covent Garden performance under Solti with te Kanawa for Mattila. Scandiuzzi … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
SALOME 12:00 pm
SALOME
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SALOME @  |  |
SALOME:Strauss Original Air Date: 02/12/1977 Leinsdorf; Rysanek, Ulfung, Varnay, Bailey, Riegel MOD Audio SID.19040532 Along with the 1972 Bohm Salome these are Rysanek’s only 2 Met broadcasts of the role). My memory says that Rysanek … Continue reading "SALOME"
CARMEN 3:00 pm
CARMEN
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CARMEN @  |  |
CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 03/22/1986 Levine; Ewing, Domingo, Malfitano, Devlin MOD Audio SID.19040533 This is the second of Domingo’s three Jose broadcasts the first is 1971 with Ruza Baldani and Robert Merrill under Jean Morel … Continue reading "CARMEN"
LA BOHÈME 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LA BOHÈME @  |  |
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/14/1964 Cleva; Tebaldi, Kónya, Hurley, Guarrera, Hines SID.19040534 This is Tebaldi’s first of two broadcast Mimis, the other being from 1970 with Tucker and available on MOoD. She still notched … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 9:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Jan 25 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO @  |  |
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/07/1987 Levine; Van Dam, Battle, Söderström, Hynninen, von Stade SID.19040535 This is the second year of the Ponnelle production, and plenty of interesting casting with Battle and von … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
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DIE WALKÜRE 12:00 am
DIE WALKÜRE
Jan 26 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE WALKÜRE @  |  |
DIE WALKÜRE:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/02/1957 Mitropoulos; Harshaw, Edelmann, Schech, Vinay, Thebom, Böhme MOD Audio SID.19040636 Mitropoulos is not often heard in Wagner, but he is alert to the drama at all times. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading "DIE WALKÜRE"
BILLY BUDD 6:00 am
BILLY BUDD
Jan 26 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
BILLY BUDD @  |  |
BILLY BUDD:Britten Original Air Date: 04/04/1992 Mackerras; Hampson, Clark, Morris, Held, Courtney MOD Audio SID.19040637 Morris has sung almost every Claggart in the production and it is one of his best parts. Hampson isn’t always … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
RIGOLETTO 9:00 am
RIGOLETTO
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
RIGOLETTO @  |  |
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/22/1964 Cleva; Merrill, Peters, Tucker, Giaiotti, Dunn MOD Audio SID.19040638 Amazingly Merrill (debut 1946) and Tucker (debut 1945) are also around eight years later in 1972 for them sharing their final … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19040639 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
FIDELIO 6:00 pm
FIDELIO
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 04/01/2006 Nadler; Sunnegårdh, Heppner, Held, Sigmundsson, Welch-Babidge, Turay SID.19040641 This was Volpe’s attempt at A Star is Born. Though Sunnegardh is still singing, her Met career barely encompasses two seasons (but … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Jan 26 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/10/1953 Reiner; Schöffler, de los Angeles, Hopf, Pechner, Greindl, Holm MOD Audio SID.19040642 De los Angeles is one of my favorite singers, and Reiner is one of my … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Jan 27 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/10/1953 Reiner; Schöffler, de los Angeles, Hopf, Pechner, Greindl, Holm MOD Audio SID.19040743 De los Angeles is one of my favorite singers, and Reiner is one of my … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
SALOME 6:00 am
SALOME
Jan 27 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
SALOME @  |  |
SALOME:Strauss Original Air Date: 02/12/1977 Leinsdorf; Rysanek, Ulfung, Varnay, Bailey, Riegel MOD Audio SID.19040744 Along with the 1972 Bohm Salome these are Rysanek’s only 2 Met broadcasts of the role). My memory says that Rysanek … Continue reading "SALOME"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 9:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO @  |  |
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/07/1987 Levine; Van Dam, Battle, Söderström, Hynninen, von Stade SID.19040745 This is the second year of the Ponnelle production, and plenty of interesting casting with Battle and von … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
CAPRICCIO 12:00 pm
CAPRICCIO
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
CAPRICCIO @  |  |
CAPRICCIO:Strauss Original Air Date: 01/31/1998 Davis; Te Kanawa, Rootering, Kuebler, Keenlyside, Brendel, Harries MOD Audio SID.19040746 The Met has only had two matinee broadcasts for Strauss’ final work: this one with Te Kanawa and Fleming … Continue reading "CAPRICCIO"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 3:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA @  |  |
SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/06/1999 Levine; Agache, Mattila, Sylvester, Scandiuzzi, Fu SID.19040747 This performance is very close to the same cast as the Covent Garden performance under Solti with te Kanawa for Mattila. Scandiuzzi … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI 6:00 pm
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI:Mascagni / Leoncavallo Original Air Date: 03/03/1951 Erede; Milanov, Tucker, Harvuot / Rigal, Baum, Warren MOD Audio SID.19040748 The Cavalleria is strongly cast, and Warren was the major Tonio of the 1950s … Continue reading "CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA / PAGLIACCI"
OTELLO 9:00 pm
OTELLO
Jan 27 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
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OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 04/02/1994 Gergiev; Domingo, Vaness, Leiferkus, Croft SID.19040749 Vaness’ Desdemona is professional and musical without being especially memorable. In the current controversy [this was over Gergiev’s close support of Putin and around … Continue reading "OTELLO"
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