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LA JUIVE 12:00 am
LA JUIVE
Mar 1 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LA JUIVE:Halévy Original Air Date: 12/13/2003 Viotti; Isokoski, Shicoff, Futral, Cutler, Furlanetto MOD Audio SID.19090529 “Viotti died only a year or so after premiering the Juive. He was a real talent, and Shicoff, Isokoski and … Continue reading "LA JUIVE"
LA GIOCONDA 6:00 am
LA GIOCONDA
Mar 1 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 02/12/1983 Patanè; Marton, Domingo, MacNeil, Dunn, Furlanetto SID.19090530 This performance marks Patane’s final Met performance. You can’t accuse the Met of undercasting Gioconda, and Marton puts out all of her … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
I PURITANI 9:00 am
I PURITANI
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 01/06/2007 Summers; Netrebko, Cutler, Vassallo, Relyea Live in HDMOD Video SID.19090531 This Puritani run launched Netrebko into superstardom, but also engendered some controversy from some bel cantists and Callas widows. … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
DON GIOVANNI 12:00 pm
DON GIOVANNI
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 03/13/2004 Levine; Hampson, Harteros, Pape, Goerke, Turay, Hong SID.19090532 This is a relatively recent broadcast from the previous new production (the Met has had mostly bad luck with all productions … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 3:00 pm
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/27/1937 Papi; Pons, Jagel, Brownlee, Pinza SID.19090533 Lily Pons seduced a whole generation of New Yorkers with her glamour, her Gallic presence, and staccati in alt., but I saw … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
MACBETH 6:00 pm
MACBETH
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/28/1984 Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, Ciannella SID.19090534 This is the second season of the infamous Peter Hall Macbeth. The first season broadcast also with Levine, Scotto, Milnes and Plishka is available … Continue reading "MACBETH"
NORMA 9:00 pm
NORMA
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
NORMA
NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 04/04/1970 Bonynge; Sutherland, Horne, Bergonzi, Siepi MOD Audio SID.19090535 This is Sutherland/Horne’s first of two Met broadcasts of Norma (both in 1970 but different seasons). One will not find stronger support … Continue reading "NORMA"
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IL TROVATORE 12:00 am
IL TROVATORE
Mar 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/16/1954 Cleva; Baum, Milanov, Nikolaidi, Warren, Moscona SID.19090636 This is a little late for Milanov in one of her trademark roles. Her 49 Leonoras are a Met record (Martina Arroyo … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 6:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Mar 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 04/24/2004 Levine; Eaglen, West, Salminen, Held, Wray, Naef SID.19090637 This is Eaglen’s final Met appearance, although not so marked yet in the database. Her 2000 broadcast is on MOoD with Stig … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG 9:00 am
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG:Wagner Original Air Date: 04/24/2004 Levine; Eaglen, West, Salminen, Held, Wray, Naef SID.19090638 This is Eaglen’s final Met appearance, although not so marked yet in the database. Her 2000 broadcast is on MOoD with Stig … Continue reading "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19090639 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO 6:00 pm
L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO:Rossini Original Air Date: 04/19/1975 Schippers; Sills, Verrett, Theyard, Díaz MOD Audio SID.19090641 The following season also with Sills and Verrett under Woitach) are the Met broadcast history of this problematic Rossini work, … Continue reading "L’ASSEDIO DI CORINTO"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY 9:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
Mar 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 01/01/1966 Schick; Scotto, Alexander, Grillo, Dunlap, Schmorr MOD Audio SID.19090642 This is *Scotto*’s first broadcast, after debuting the previous October. This EVENING broadcast had one of the more infamous Singers … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
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SALOME 12:00 am
SALOME
Mar 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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SALOME:Strauss Original Air Date: 01/19/1952 Reiner; Welitsch, Svanholm, Hoengen, Hotter, Sullivan SID.19090743 The performance was issued on LP as an upper tier Guild fundraiser. Reiner and Welitsch had caused a sensation in 1949, but the … Continue reading "SALOME"
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 6:00 am
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Mar 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR:Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/27/1937 Papi; Pons, Jagel, Brownlee, Pinza SID.19090744 Lily Pons seduced a whole generation of New Yorkers with her glamour, her Gallic presence, and staccati in alt., but I saw … Continue reading "LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR"
DON GIOVANNI 9:00 am
DON GIOVANNI
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 03/13/2004 Levine; Hampson, Harteros, Pape, Goerke, Turay, Hong SID.19090745 This is a relatively recent broadcast from the previous new production (the Met has had mostly bad luck with all productions … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
CARMEN 12:00 pm
CARMEN
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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CARMEN:Bizet Original Air Date: 12/13/1975 Lewis; Crespin, Lewis, Ricciarelli, Van Dam MOD Audio SID.19090746 No, William Lewis did not conduct and sing Jose simultaneously. Conductor is Henry Lewis, and W. Lewis is deputizing for Domingo. … Continue reading "CARMEN"
THE RAKE’S PROGRESS 3:00 pm
THE RAKE’S PROGRESS
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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THE RAKE’S PROGRESS:Stravinsky Original Air Date: 01/17/1998 Levine; Hadley, Upshaw, Ramey, Blythe SID.19090747 This is a solid cast, but I find the Stravinsky work rather cold. We are not finished with the first quarter of … Continue reading "THE RAKE’S PROGRESS"
LA JUIVE 6:00 pm
LA JUIVE
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LA JUIVE:Halévy Original Air Date: 12/13/2003 Viotti; Isokoski, Shicoff, Futral, Cutler, Furlanetto MOD Audio SID.19090748 “Viotti died only a year or so after premiering the Juive. He was a real talent, and Shicoff, Isokoski and … Continue reading "LA JUIVE"
IL TROVATORE 9:00 pm
IL TROVATORE
Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IL TROVATORE
IL TROVATORE:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/16/1954 Cleva; Baum, Milanov, Nikolaidi, Warren, Moscona SID.19090749 This is a little late for Milanov in one of her trademark roles. Her 49 Leonoras are a Met record (Martina Arroyo … Continue reading "IL TROVATORE"
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LA GIOCONDA 12:00 am
LA GIOCONDA
Mar 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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LA GIOCONDA:Ponchielli Original Air Date: 02/12/1983 Patanè; Marton, Domingo, MacNeil, Dunn, Furlanetto SID.19100101This performance marks Patane’s final Met performance. You can’t accuse the Met of undercasting Gioconda, and Marton puts out all of her considerable … Continue reading "LA GIOCONDA"
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FAUST 12:00 am
FAUST
Mar 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FAUST
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/19/1955 Monteux; Peerce, de los Angeles, Siepi, Merrill, Miller MOD Audio SID.19100315 Faust……………….Jan Peerce Marguerite…………..Victoria de los Angeles Méphistophélès……….Cesare Siepi Valentin…………….Robert Merrill Siebel………………Mildred Miller Marthe………………Thelma Votipka Wagner………………Lawrence Davidson Dance……………….Sallie Wilson Conductor……………Pierre … Continue reading "FAUST"
LUISA MILLER 6:00 am
LUISA MILLER
Mar 6 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/23/1982 Santi; Ricciarelli, Pavarotti, Nucci, Plishka, Cheek, Berini MOD Audio SID.19100316 Luisa……………….Katia Ricciarelli Rodolfo……………..Luciano Pavarotti Miller………………Leo Nucci Count Walter…………Paul Plishka Wurm………………..John Cheek Federica…………….Bianca Berini Laura……………….Claudia Catania Peasant……………..Lou Marcella Conductor……………Nello Santi … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
IDOMENEO 9:00 am
IDOMENEO
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IDOMENEO
IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/26/2002 Levine; Domingo, Hong, Deshorties, von Otter, Oswald SID.19100317 Idomeneo…………….Plácido Domingo Ilia………………..Hei-Kyung Hong Idamante…………….Anne Sofie von Otter Elettra……………..Alexandra Deshorties Arbace………………Mark Oswald High Priest………….Antonio Barasorda Voice of Neptune……..John Relyea Woman……………….Sandra Lopez Woman……………….Jossie … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
TOSCA 12:00 pm
TOSCA
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TOSCA
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 01/04/1997 Badea; Guleghina, Larin, Morris SID.19100318 Tosca……………….Maria Guleghina Cavaradossi………….Sergej Larin Scarpia……………..James Morris Sacristan……………David Evitts Spoletta…………….Charles Anthony Angelotti……………James Courtney Sciarrone……………Bradley Garvin Shepherd…………….Andrew Jablon Jailer………………Vaclovas Daunoras Conductor……………Christian Badea Production…………..Franco Zeffirelli Stage Director……….Max Charruyer … Continue reading "TOSCA"
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI 3:00 pm
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI:Rossini Original Air Date: 02/28/2004 Levine; Borodina, Flórez, Furlanetto, Patriarco MOD Audio SID.19100319 Isabella……………….Olga Borodina Lindoro………………..Juan Diego Flórez Taddeo…………………Earle Patriarco Mustafà………………..Ferruccio Furlanetto Elvira…………………Lyubov Petrova Zulma………………….Sandra Piques Eddy Haly…………………..Mariusz Kwiecien Conductor………………James Levine Production……………..Jean-Pierre Ponnelle … Continue reading "L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI"
OTELLO 6:00 pm
OTELLO
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OTELLO
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/04/1978 Levine; Vickers, Ricciarelli, MacNeil, Little SID.19100320 Otello………………Jon Vickers Desdemona……………Katia Ricciarelli Iago………………..Cornell MacNeil Emilia………………Jean Kraft Cassio………………Frank Little Lodovico…………….James Morris Montàno……………..Robert Goodloe Roderigo…………….Andrea Velis Herald………………Arthur Thompson Conductor……………James Levine This is the third … Continue reading "OTELLO"
LOHENGRIN 9:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
Mar 6 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 7 @ 12:00 am
LOHENGRIN
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/10/1968 Klobucar; Kónya, Arroyo, Dvoráková, Cassel, Macurdy SID.19100321 The Met leaves Milnes off their cast listing, but shouldn’t, he’s one of the solid pluses, as are Konya and Arroyo. I went … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
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KÁT’A KABANOVÁ 12:00 am
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ
Mar 7 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
KÁT'A KABANOVÁ
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ:Janácek Original Air Date: 03/16/1991 Mackerras; Benacková, Rysanek, Ochman, Haugland, Straka, Quittmeyer SID.19100422 Kát’a Kabanová……….Gabriela Benacková Kabanicha……………Leonie Rysanek Varvara……………..Susan Quittmeyer Boris……………….Wieslaw Ochman Tichon………………Allan Glassman Vána Kudrjas…………Peter Straka Kuligin……………..Vernon Hartman Dikoj……………….Aage Haugland Glasa……………….Sondra Kelly Feklusa……………..Loretta … Continue reading "KÁT’A KABANOVÁ"
FAUST 6:00 am
FAUST
Mar 7 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
FAUST
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/19/1955 Monteux; Peerce, de los Angeles, Siepi, Merrill, Miller MOD Audio SID.19100423 Faust……………….Jan Peerce Marguerite…………..Victoria de los Angeles Méphistophélès……….Cesare Siepi Valentin…………….Robert Merrill Siebel………………Mildred Miller Marthe………………Thelma Votipka Wagner………………Lawrence Davidson Dance……………….Sallie Wilson Conductor……………Pierre … Continue reading "FAUST"
DON PASQUALE 9:00 am
DON PASQUALE
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/20/1979 Rescigno; Bacquier, Sills, Kraus, Hagegård MOD Audio SID.19100424 Don Pasquale…………Gabriel Bacquier Norina………………Beverly Sills Ernesto……………..Alfredo Kraus Dr. Malatesta………..Håkan Hagegård Notary………………Nico Castel Servant……………..Unknown Conductor……………Nicola Rescigno This is Beverly Sills’ farewell production … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
LES TROYENS 12:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19100425Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when Ludwig … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LES TROYENS 3:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Mar 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19100426 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
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LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 12:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Mar 8 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 12/23/1989 Cambreling; Lima, Van Dam, Mills, Forst, Malfitano, Boozer SID.19100529 Hoffmann…………….Luis Lima Olympia……………..Erie Mills Giulietta……………Judith Forst Antonia……………..Catherine Malfitano Stella………………Pauline Andrey Lindorf……………..José Van Dam  Coppélius……………José Van Dam Dappertutto………….José Van Dam … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
SAMSON ET DALILA 6:00 am
SAMSON ET DALILA
Mar 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
SAMSON ET DALILA
SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Original Air Date: 03/05/2005 de Billy; Cura, Graves, Lafont SID.19100530 This might be OK as a video, but not much aural delight in my view. Contrary to the Met Data base, the … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
RIGOLETTO 9:00 am
RIGOLETTO
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/24/1990 Panni; Nucci, Anderson, Pavarotti, Furlanetto, Svendén, Held MOD Audio SID.19100531 Rigoletto……………Leo Nucci Gilda……………….June Anderson Duke of Mantua……….Luciano Pavarotti Maddalena……………Birgitta Svendén Sparafucile………….Ferruccio Furlanetto Monterone……………Alan Held Borsa……………….Michael Forest Marullo……………..Vernon Hartman Count Ceprano………..Richard … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
LOHENGRIN 12:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LOHENGRIN
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/10/1968 Klobucar; Kónya, Arroyo, Dvoráková, Cassel, Macurdy, Milnes SID.19100532 The Met leaves Milnes off their cast listing, but shouldn’t, he’s one of the solid pluses, as are Konya and Arroyo. I … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
IDOMENEO 3:00 pm
IDOMENEO
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IDOMENEO
IDOMENEO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/26/2002 Levine; Domingo, Hong, Deshorties, von Otter, Oswald SID.19100533 Idomeneo…………….Plácido Domingo Ilia………………..Hei-Kyung Hong Idamante…………….Anne Sofie von Otter Elettra……………..Alexandra Deshorties Arbace………………Mark Oswald High Priest………….Antonio Barasorda Voice of Neptune……..John Relyea Woman……………….Sandra Lopez Woman……………….Jossie … Continue reading "IDOMENEO"
TOSCA 6:00 pm
TOSCA
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TOSCA
TOSCA:Puccini Original Air Date: 01/04/1997 Badea; Guleghina, Larin, Morris SID.19100534 Tosca……………….Maria Guleghina Cavaradossi………….Sergej Larin Scarpia……………..James Morris Sacristan……………David Evitts Spoletta…………….Charles Anthony Angelotti……………James Courtney Sciarrone……………Bradley Garvin Shepherd…………….Andrew Jablon Jailer………………Vaclovas Daunoras Conductor……………Christian Badea Production…………..Franco Zeffirelli Stage Director……….Max Charruyer … Continue reading "TOSCA"
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI 9:00 pm
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI
Mar 8 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 9 @ 12:00 am
L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI:Rossini Original Air Date: 02/28/2004 Levine; Borodina, Flórez, Furlanetto, Patriarco MOD Audio SID.19100535 Isabella……………….Olga Borodina Lindoro………………..Juan Diego Flórez Taddeo…………………Earle Patriarco Mustafà………………..Ferruccio Furlanetto Elvira…………………Lyubov Petrova Zulma………………….Sandra Piques Eddy Haly…………………..Mariusz Kwiecien Conductor………………James Levine Production……………..Jean-Pierre Ponnelle … Continue reading "L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI"
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OTELLO 12:00 am
OTELLO
Mar 9 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
OTELLO
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/04/1978 Levine; Vickers, Ricciarelli, MacNeil, Little SID.19100636 Otello………………Jon Vickers Desdemona……………Katia Ricciarelli Iago………………..Cornell MacNeil Emilia………………Jean Kraft Cassio………………Frank Little Lodovico…………….James Morris Montàno……………..Robert Goodloe Roderigo…………….Andrea Velis Herald………………Arthur Thompson Conductor……………James Levine This is the third … Continue reading "OTELLO"
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ 6:00 am
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ
Mar 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
KÁT'A KABANOVÁ
KÁT’A KABANOVÁ:Janácek Original Air Date: 03/16/1991 Mackerras; Benacková, Rysanek, Ochman, Haugland, Straka, Quittmeyer SID.19100637 Kát’a Kabanová……….Gabriela Benacková Kabanicha……………Leonie Rysanek Varvara……………..Susan Quittmeyer Boris……………….Wieslaw Ochman Tichon………………Allan Glassman Vána Kudrjas…………Peter Straka Kuligin……………..Vernon Hartman Dikoj……………….Aage Haugland Glasa……………….Sondra Kelly Feklusa……………..Loretta … Continue reading "KÁT’A KABANOVÁ"
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN 9:00 am
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN
LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:Offenbach Original Air Date: 12/23/1989 Cambreling; Lima, Van Dam, Mills, Forst, Malfitano, Boozer SID.19100638 Hoffmann…………….Luis Lima Olympia……………..Erie Mills Giulietta……………Judith Forst Antonia……………..Catherine Malfitano Stella………………Pauline Andrey Lindorf……………..José Van Dam  Coppélius……………José Van Dam Dappertutto………….José Van Dam … Continue reading "LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN"
LUISA MILLER 6:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LUISA MILLER
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/23/1982 Santi; Ricciarelli, Pavarotti, Nucci, Plishka, Cheek, Berini MOD Audio SID.19100641 Luisa……………….Katia Ricciarelli Rodolfo……………..Luciano Pavarotti Miller………………Leo Nucci Count Walter…………Paul Plishka Wurm………………..John Cheek Federica…………….Bianca Berini Laura……………….Claudia Catania Peasant……………..Lou Marcella Conductor……………Nello Santi … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
LES TROYENS 9:00 pm
LES TROYENS
Mar 9 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 10 @ 12:00 am
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19100642 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
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LES TROYENS 12:00 am
LES TROYENS
Mar 10 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LES TROYENS
LES TROYENS:Berlioz Original Air Date: 02/18/1984 Levine; Norman, Sooter, Monk, Taillon, Plishka, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19100743 Norman repeated Verrett’s double assumption on this broadcast (Verrett’s was for the opening of the production in 1973 when … Continue reading "LES TROYENS"
LOHENGRIN 6:00 am
LOHENGRIN
Mar 10 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LOHENGRIN
LOHENGRIN:Wagner Original Air Date: 02/10/1968 Klobucar; Kónya, Arroyo, Dvoráková, Cassel, Macurdy, Milnes SID.19100744 Lohengrin…..Sándor Kónya Elsa……Martina Arroyo Ortrud…..Ludmila Dvoráková Telramund……Walter Cassel King Heinrich….John Macurdy Herald…..Sherrill Milnes Noble…….Charles Anthony Noble…….Robert Schmorr Noble…….Gene Boucher Noble…….Paul Plishka Conductor….Berislav … Continue reading "LOHENGRIN"
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI 9:00 am
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI:Rossini Original Air Date: 02/28/2004 Levine; Borodina, Flórez, Furlanetto, Patriarco MOD Audio SID.19100745 Isabella……………….Olga Borodina Lindoro………………..Juan Diego Flórez Taddeo…………………Earle Patriarco Mustafà………………..Ferruccio Furlanetto Elvira…………………Lyubov Petrova Zulma………………….Sandra Piques Eddy Haly…………………..Mariusz Kwiecien Conductor………………James Levine Production……………..Jean-Pierre Ponnelle … Continue reading "L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI"
SAMSON ET DALILA 12:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA
SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saëns Original Air Date: 03/05/2005 de Billy; Cura, Graves, Lafont SID.19100746 Samson…………………José Cura Dalila…………………Denyce Graves High Priest…………….Jean-Philippe Lafont Abimélech………………James Courtney Old Hebrew……………..Robert Lloyd Philistine……………..Bernard Fitch Philistine……………..Richard Hobson Messenger………………Tony Stevenson Conductor………………Bertrand de Billy Production……………..Elijah … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
RIGOLETTO 3:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/24/1990 Panni; Nucci, Anderson, Pavarotti, Furlanetto, Svendén, Held MOD Audio SID.19100747 Rigoletto……………Leo Nucci Gilda……………….June Anderson Duke of Mantua……….Luciano Pavarotti Maddalena……………Birgitta Svendén Sparafucile………….Ferruccio Furlanetto Monterone……………Alan Held Borsa……………….Michael Forest Marullo……………..Vernon Hartman Count Ceprano………..Richard … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
DON PASQUALE 6:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DON PASQUALE
DON PASQUALE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/20/1979 Rescigno; Bacquier, Sills, Kraus, Hagegård MOD Audio SID.19100748 Don Pasquale…………Gabriel Bacquier Norina………………Beverly Sills Ernesto……………..Alfredo Kraus Dr. Malatesta………..Håkan Hagegård Notary………………Nico Castel Servant……………..Unknown Conductor……………Nicola Rescigno This is Beverly Sills’ farewell production … Continue reading "DON PASQUALE"
FAUST 9:00 pm
FAUST
Mar 10 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 12:00 am
FAUST
FAUST:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/19/1955 Monteux; Peerce, de los Angeles, Siepi, Merrill, Miller MOD Audio SID.19100749 Faust……………….Jan Peerce Marguerite…………..Victoria de los Angeles Méphistophélès……….Cesare Siepi Valentin…………….Robert Merrill Siebel………………Mildred Miller Marthe………………Thelma Votipka Wagner………………Lawrence Davidson Dance……………….Sallie Wilson Conductor……………Pierre … Continue reading "FAUST"
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 12:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Mar 13 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO @  |  |
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/25/1958 Stiedry; Milanov, Labò, Sereni, Siepi, Roggero, Corena SID.19110315The fourth and last of Milanov’s Forza Leonoras. Siepi is the big plus here. A fresher Milanov can be heard … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
DEATH IN VENICE 6:00 am
DEATH IN VENICE
Mar 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DEATH IN VENICE @  |  |
DEATH IN VENICE:Britten Original Air Date: 02/26/1994 Atherton; Rolfe Johnson, Allen, Gall, von Aroldingen, MOD Audio SID.19110316“I’ve given Britten’s final work several tries in the theatre and on record, and it just doesn’t make it … Continue reading "DEATH IN VENICE"
LA BOHÈME 9:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Puccini Original Air Date: 02/03/2007 Rizzi; Gallardo-Domâs, Giordani, Arteta, Croft, Relyea, Plishka SID.19110317 [Tommasini NYTimes 1/26/2007]…It was as Rodolfo that Mr. Giordani made his 1995 Met debut, and it is always rewarding to hear the … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 12:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE @  |  |
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/24/1949 Antonicelli; Sayão, Tagliavini, Valdengo, Baccaloni, Lenchner MOD Audio SID.19110318This cast is a repeat of the previous season, with the men just about all you could want in these roles, … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
ERNANI 3:00 pm
ERNANI
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ERNANI @  |  |
ERNANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/01/1962 Schippers; Bergonzi, Price, MacNeil, Tozzi, Ordassy, Nagy, Reitan MOD Audio SID.19110319This is one of the classic Met broadcasts, and on balance the best of the Ernani broadcasts. Corelli was more … Continue reading "ERNANI"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 6:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER @  |  |
DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/04/1995 Levine; von Otter, Gessendorf, Hawlata, Grant Murphy, Hornik, Elias, Senechal, Olsen SID.19110320Murphy is the main drag on this performance, but Gessendorf who has almost no commercial recording career is … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
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THE MERRY WIDOW 12:00 am
THE MERRY WIDOW
Mar 14 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
THE MERRY WIDOW
Original Air Date: 03/04/2000 Davis; von Stade, Domingo, Pulley, Groves SID.19110422 This was first rebroadcast last May, but I didn’t listen. It is also the first season with von Stade. She broadcasts again the following … Continue reading "THE MERRY WIDOW"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Mar 14 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO @  |  |
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/25/1958 Stiedry; Milanov, Labò, Sereni, Siepi, Roggero, Corena SID.19110423The fourth and last of Milanov’s Forza Leonoras. Siepi is the big plus here. A fresher Milanov can be heard … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 01/31/1976 Nelson; Stilwell, von Stade, Davies, Corena, Morris, Munzer SID.19110424To me the main interest here is Morris in his only season as Basilio (5 performances) and Corena’s last … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/1995 Levine; Weikl, Mattila, Heppner, Svenden, Prey, Rootering, Magnussonm Del Carlo, Schaldenbrand, Pape MOD Audio SID.19110425Levine has six Meistersinger matinee broadcasts, and this, his second is arguably the … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 3:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/1995 Levine; Weikl, Mattila, Heppner, Svenden, Prey, Rootering, Magnussonm Del Carlo, Schaldenbrand, Pape MOD Audio SID.19110426Levine has six Meistersinger matinee broadcasts, and this, his second is arguably the … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
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THE GAMBLER 12:00 am
THE GAMBLER
Mar 15 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
THE GAMBLER @  |  |
THE GAMBLER:Prokofiev Original Air Date: 03/31/2001 Gergiev; Galouzine, Guryakova, Alexashkin, Obraztsova SID.19110529This is the Met broadcast premiere of this work. Seven years later Galouzine and Gergiev are together again for another broadcast at the Met, … Continue reading "THE GAMBLER"
ANDREA CHÉNIER 6:00 am
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Mar 15 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Original Air Date: 03/26/1977 Levine; Domingo, Arroyo, MacNeil, Kraft, Love, Chookasian MOD Audio SID.19110530 Domingo’s only Met broadcast outing despite appearances in 3 seasons. There are at least three major broadcasts not yet on Sirius … Continue reading "ANDREA CHÉNIER"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 9:00 am
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/2000 Gergiev; Morris, Stemme, Wagenführer, Rootering, Grove, Polenzani MOD Audio SID.19110531The Met for almost two decades led a charmed life with most Dutchman revivals centered on Leonie Rysanek as … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 12:00 pm
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Verdi Original Air Date: 12/14/1968 Molinari-Pradelli; MacNeil, Tucci, Shirley, Hines, Milnes SID.19110532This is MacNeil’s only broadcast Doge, and is almost as notable for Milnes’ turn as Paolo emulating Leonard Warren who had debuted as Paolo … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
LA BOHÈME 3:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
LA BOHEME Puccini Original Air Date: 02/03/2007 Rizzi; Gallardo-Domâs, Giordani, Arteta, Croft, Relyea, Plishka SID.19110533 [Tommasini NYTimes 1/26/2007]…It was as Rodolfo that Mr. Giordani made his 1995 Met debut, and it is always rewarding to … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 6:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/24/1949 Antonicelli; Sayão, Tagliavini, Valdengo, Baccaloni, Lenchner MOD Audio SID.19110 This cast is a repeat of the previous season, with the men just about all you could want in these … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
ERNANI 9:00 pm
ERNANI
Mar 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
ERNANI @  |  |
ERNANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/01/1962 Schippers; Bergonzi, Price, MacNeil, Tozzi, Ordassy, Nagy, Reitan MOD Audio SID.19110535This is one of the classic Met broadcasts, and on balance the best of the Ernani broadcasts. Corelli was more … Continue reading "ERNANI"
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DER ROSENKAVALIER 12:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Mar 16 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DER ROSENKAVALIER @  |  |
DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/04/1995 Levine; von Otter, Gessendorf, Hawlata, Grant Murphy, Hornik, Elias, Senechal, Olsen SID.19110636Murphy is the main drag on this performance, but Gessendorf who has almost no commercial recording career is … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
THE GAMBLER 6:00 am
THE GAMBLER
Mar 16 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
THE GAMBLER @  |  |
THE GAMBLER:Prokofiev Original Air Date: 03/31/2001 Gergiev; Galouzine, Guryakova, Alexashkin, Obraztsova SID.19110637This is the Met broadcast premiere of this work. Seven years later Galouzine and Gergiev are together again for another broadcast at the Met, … Continue reading "THE GAMBLER"
THE MERRY WIDOW 9:00 am
THE MERRY WIDOW
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
THE MERRY WIDOW
Lehár Original Air Date: 03/04/2000 Davis; von Stade, Domingo, Pulley, Groves SID.19110638 This was first rebroadcast last May, but I didn’t listen. It is also the first season with von Stade. She broadcasts again the … Continue reading "THE MERRY WIDOW"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Various @  |  |
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19110639Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 6:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 01/31/1976 Nelson; Stilwell, von Stade, Davies, Corena, Morris, Munzer SID.19110641To me the main interest here is Morris in his only season as Basilio (5 performances) and Corena’s last … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 9:00 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/1995 Levine; Weikl, Mattila, Heppner, Svenden, Prey, Rootering, Magnussonm Del Carlo, Schaldenbrand, Pape MOD Audio SID.19110642Levine has six Meistersinger matinee broadcasts, and this, his second is arguably the … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
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DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG 12:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG
Mar 17 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG @  |  |
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/1995 Levine; Weikl, Mattila, Heppner, Svenden, Prey, Rootering, Magnussonm Del Carlo, Schaldenbrand, Pape MOD Audio SID.19110743Levine has six Meistersinger matinee broadcasts, and this, his second is arguably the … Continue reading "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG"
SIMON BOCCANEGRA 6:00 am
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Mar 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
Verdi Original Air Date: 12/14/1968 Molinari-Pradelli; MacNeil, Tucci, Shirley, Hines, Milnes SID.19110744This is MacNeil’s only broadcast Doge, and is almost as notable for Milnes’ turn as Paolo emulating Leonard Warren who had debuted as Paolo … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"
ERNANI 9:00 am
ERNANI
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ERNANI @  |  |
ERNANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 12/01/1962 Schippers; Bergonzi, Price, MacNeil, Tozzi, Ordassy, Nagy, Reitan MOD Audio SID.19110745This is one of the classic Met broadcasts, and on balance the best of the Ernani broadcasts. Corelli was more … Continue reading "ERNANI"
ANDREA CHÉNIER 12:00 pm
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ANDREA CHÉNIER
Giordano Original Air Date: 03/26/1977 Levine; Domingo, Arroyo, MacNeil, Kraft, Love, Chookasian MOD Audio SID.19110746 Domingo’s only Met broadcast outing despite appearances in three seasons. There are at least three major broadcasts not yet on … Continue reading "ANDREA CHÉNIER"
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER 3:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER
Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER @  |  |
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/16/2000 Gergiev; Morris, Stemme, Wagenführer, Rootering, Grove, Polenzani MOD Audio SID.19110747The Met for almost two decades led a charmed life with most Dutchman revivals centered on Leonie Rysanek as … Continue reading "DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER"
DEATH IN VENICE 6:00 pm
DEATH IN VENICE
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DEATH IN VENICE @  |  |
DEATH IN VENICE:Britten Original Air Date: 02/26/1994 Atherton; Rolfe Johnson, Allen, Gall, von Aroldingen, MOD Audio SID.19110748“I’ve given Britten’s final work several tries in the theatre and on record, and it just doesn’t make it … Continue reading "DEATH IN VENICE"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 9:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO @  |  |
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/25/1958 Stiedry; Milanov, Labò, Sereni, Siepi, Roggero, Corena SID.19110749The fourth and last of Milanov’s Forza Leonoras. Siepi is the big plus here. A fresher Milanov can be heard … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
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LA BOHÈME 12:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Mar 18 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LA BOHÈME
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 02/03/2007 Rizzi; Gallardo-Domâs, Giordani, Arteta, Croft, Relyea, Plishka SID.19120101 [NYTimes Review] Rodolfo and Mimi Soar Again By ANTHONY TOMMASINI JAN. 26, 2007 ….It was as Rodolfo that Mr. Giordani made … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
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FIDELIO 9:00 am
FIDELIO
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 12/18/1993 Michael; Evans, Heppner, Hale, Rootering, Donath, Schade MOD Audio SID.19120317This is not my favorite Fidelio, but more notable as Anne Evans’ Met farewell. Helen Donath has a small Met career … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 12:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @  |  |
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120318Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 3:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @  |  |
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120319Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
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FALSTAFF 12:00 am
FALSTAFF
Mar 21 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
FALSTAFF
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/08/1986 Levine; Taddei, Neblett, Monk, Cossotto, Blegen, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19120422 Its particularly good to have this performance back on the radio. Taddei and Cossotto make a most interesting pair, and … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT 6:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
Mar 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT @  |  |
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/28/1940 Papi; Pons, Jobin, Petina, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19120423This performance has also been issued in the Sony Historical CD series from the Met. The surprise was that this … Continue reading "LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT"
BENVENUTO CELLINI 9:00 am
BENVENUTO CELLINI
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BENVENUTO CELLINI
BENVENUTO CELLINI:Berlioz Original Air Date: 12/27/2003 Levine; Giordani, Bayrakdarian, Del Carlo, Jepson, Lloyd MOD Audio SID.19120424 This is the opera’s only broadcast from its only season. There is much lovely music along the way, but … Continue reading "BENVENUTO CELLINI"
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 12:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @  |  |
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/15/1973 Maag; Moffo, Alva, Gramm, Shane, Hines SID.19120425This Zauberflote turns up as among the most commonly broadcast Flutes. I’m not sure why except that it is in generally good sound. … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
AIDA 3:00 pm
AIDA
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
AIDA @  |  |
AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/02/1996 Badea; Rautio, Sylvester, Zajick, Pons, Plishka SID.19120426While this is prime Zajick, the rest of this cast does not attract me. There are far worthier broadcasts including Solti and Steinberg from … Continue reading "AIDA"
MANON 6:00 pm
MANON
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MANON @  |  |
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 02/28/1987 Rosenthal; Malfitano, Gulyás, Holloway SID.19120427This was the first Met broadcast of Massenet’s Manon in almost a quarter century, and despite the authentic touches of Rosenthal and Senechal, the Ponnelle production … Continue reading "MANON"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 9:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/24/2007 Benini; Mattei, DiDonato, Flórez, Del Carlo, Relyea Live in HDMOD Video SID.19120428This is a simulcast of the first season Live in HD videocast. It’s the only matinee … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
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TANNHÄUSER 12:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Mar 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy SID.19120529 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
ELEKTRA 6:00 am
ELEKTRA
Mar 22 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ELEKTRA @  |  |
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/30/1978 Leinsdorf; Mastilovic, Marton, Cornell, Bailey, Ulfung SID.19120530This broadcast marks Leinsdorf’s only season of Elektra since his debut and sophomore seasons in the late 1930s. Mastilovic is a solid if not … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA 9:00 am
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA @  |  |
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/24/2007 Benini; Mattei, DiDonato, Flórez, Del Carlo, Relyea Live in HDMOD Video SID.19120531This is a simulcast of the first season Live in HD videocast. It’s the only matinee … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE 12:00 pm
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE:Bartók Original Air Date: 01/28/1989 Levine; Ramey, Norman SID.19120532 What is defective about this is that in March of 2013 [and March 2015] the rebroadcast included the second work of the afternoon Schoenberg’s Erwartung … Continue reading "BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE"
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO 3:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO @  |  |
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 01/28/1995 Levine; Alaimo, Upshaw, Vaness, Croft, Ziegler SID.19120533This is very much a “Levine repertory” cast. Upshaw, Croft, Vaness figure prominently in Levine’s performances with a native as Figaro. … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
FALSTAFF 6:00 pm
FALSTAFF
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FALSTAFF
FALSTAFF:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/08/1986 Levine; Taddei, Neblett, Monk, Cossotto, Blegen, Ahlstedt MOD Audio SID.19120534 Its particularly good to have this performance back on the radio. Taddei and Cossotto make a most interesting pair, and … Continue reading "FALSTAFF"
FIDELIO 9:00 pm
FIDELIO
Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
FIDELIO @  |  |
FIDELIO:Beethoven Original Air Date: 12/18/1993 Michael; Evans, Heppner, Hale, Rootering, Donath, Schade MOD Audio SID.19120535This is not my favorite Fidelio, but more notable as Anne Evans’ Met farewell. Helen Donath has a small Met career … Continue reading "FIDELIO"
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BILLY BUDD 12:00 am
BILLY BUDD
Mar 23 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
BILLY BUDD @  |  |
BILLY BUDD:Britten Original Air Date: 04/19/1980 Leppard; Stilwell, Cassilly, Morris, Glossop, Ward SID.19120636The Met has broadcast Billy Budd 5 times since its arrival in 1978. This is the second, with Cassilly replacing the Vere creator … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 6:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Mar 23 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @  |  |
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120637Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE 9:00 am
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE @  |  |
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/06/2008 Barenboim; Lehman, Dalayman, DeYoung, Youn, Grochowski MOD Audio SID.19120638Celebrated Wagnerian conductor Daniel Barenboim made his Met debut with this production of one of opera’s greatest dramas. Gary Lehman … Continue reading "TRISTAN UND ISOLDE"
Various 12:00 pm
Various
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Various
Various:Various Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 Various Artists SID.19120639 Various selections between scheduled operas. Siriusxm Radio and web player will show the Composer and Title.
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE 6:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE @  |  |
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/15/1973 Maag; Moffo, Alva, Gramm, Shane, Hines SID.19120641This Zauberflote turns up as among the most commonly broadcast Flutes. I’m not sure why except that it is in generally good sound. … Continue reading "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE"
AIDA 9:00 pm
AIDA
Mar 23 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
AIDA @  |  |
AIDA:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/02/1996 Badea; Rautio, Sylvester, Zajick, Pons, Plishka SID.19120642While this is prime Zajick, the rest of this cast does not attract me. There are far worthier broadcasts including Solti and Steinberg from … Continue reading "AIDA"
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BILLY BUDD 9:00 pm
BILLY BUDD
Mar 24 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 11:45 pm
BILLY BUDD
BILLY BUDD:Britten Original Air Date: 04/19/1980 Leppard; Stilwell, Cassilly, Morris, Glossop, Ward SID.19120749 The Met has broadcast Billy Budd 5 times since its arrival in 1978. This is the second, with Cassilly replacing the Vere … Continue reading "BILLY BUDD"
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT 12:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
Mar 24 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/28/1940 Papi; Pons, Jobin, Petina, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19120743 This performance has also been issued in the Sony Historical CD series from the Met. The surprise was that … Continue reading "LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT"
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE 9:00 am
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE
BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE:Bartók Original Air Date: 01/28/1989 Levine; Ramey, Norman SID.19120745 What is defective about this is that in March of 2013 [and March 2015] the rebroadcast included the second work of the afternoon Schoenberg’s Erwartung … Continue reading "BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE"
MANON 12:00 pm
MANON
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MANON
MANON:Massenet Original Air Date: 02/28/1987 Rosenthal; Malfitano, Gulyás, Holloway SID.19120746 This was the first Met broadcast of Massenet’s Manon in almost a quarter century, and despite the authentic touches of Rosenthal and Senechal, the Ponnelle … Continue reading "MANON"
TANNHÄUSER 6:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 03/26/1966 Rosenstock; Nuoti, Nilsson, Stewart, Macurdy SID.19120747 Originally the title role was to have been taken by Windgassen, but he cancelled his run a week before the performances. Nilsson does both … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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