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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS 12:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Feb 11 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 04/23/1994 Levine; Voigt, Schmidt, Dahl, Stratas, Prey, Oswald SID.19070101Voigt is in very fresh voice here, but Schmidt and Dahl are not to my taste, and I think Stratas over … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
TURANDOT 6:00 am
TURANDOT
Feb 11 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
TURANDOT
TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19070102 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. “Turandot”: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/2004 Elder; Seiffert, Voigt, DeYoung, Hampson, Moll MOD Audio SID.19070103Seiffert was a more effective Tannhauser than I expected, but my memories of this broadcast from all participants is more solid than … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
ELEKTRA 12:00 pm
ELEKTRA
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/21/2002 Levine; Schnaut, Voigt, Schwarz, Pape, Jerusalem SID.19070104The same 3 ladies also have a 1999 broadcast with Levine which is regularly alternated on Sirius. For my taste, this is far too … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 3:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/12/1960 Schippers; Tebaldi, Tucker, Sereni, Hines, Dunn, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19070105Tebaldi and Tucker are famous for their roles in Forza, but except for 2 performances in 1956, and … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
THE MAGIC FLUTE 6:00 pm
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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THE MAGIC FLUTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/30/2006 Levine; Huang, Polenzani, Gunn, Miklósa, Pape MOD Video SID.19070106This is the inaugural Met Live in HD performance and is an abridgement with new English translation by J.D. McClatchy. … Continue reading "THE MAGIC FLUTE"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 9:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Feb 11 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 12 @ 12:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Original Air Date: 01/20/1951 Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, Brownlee MOD Audio SID.19070107 This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
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ROMÉO ET JULIETTE 12:00 am
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
Feb 12 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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ROMÉO ET JULIETTE:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/01/1947 Cooper; Sayão, Bjorling,, Brownlee, Moscona MOD Audio SID.19070208One of the greatest performances to ever emanate from the Met stage. Available on Met Player, SonyCD, and despite the AM … Continue reading "ROMÉO ET JULIETTE"
LA TRAVIATA 6:00 am
LA TRAVIATA
Feb 12 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA TRAVIATA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/11/2006 Armiliato; Gheorghiu, Kaufmann, Michaels-Moore MOD Audio SID.19070209This is Kaufmann’s debut year, and Michaels-Moore is below the standard of Gheorghiu. Kaufmann is still a bit green, but I plan to … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/14/1996 Rizzi; Leech, Rost, Nucci, Quilico SID.19070210L’elisir d’amore is almost as over-repeated as the Puccini works. This is a newish cast, but it takes more than that to attract my … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
LA BOHÈME 12:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/26/1994 Rizzi; Gheorghiu, Leech, Litherland, Robertson, Short MOD Audio SID.19070211This is from Gheorghiu’s first season and is also available in MOoD. Leech is a good partner, although I never got … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 3:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19070212From MOD: Expectations were high when the Metropolitan Opera announced that the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
Various 6:00 pm
Various
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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TBA:TBA Original Air Date: 01/01/9999 TBA SID.19070213
RIGOLETTO 7:30 pm
RIGOLETTO
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
RIGOLETTO
RIGOLETTO:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/12/2019 Luisotti; Sierra, Zaharia, Grigolo, Frontali, Kocán SID.19070214 Verdi’s tragic jester returns in Michael Mayer’s neon-bedecked, Las Vegas–themed production. Baritones Roberto Frontali and George Gagnidze share the title role, and soprano … Continue reading "RIGOLETTO"
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EUGENE ONEGIN 12:00 am
EUGENE ONEGIN
Feb 13 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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EUGENE ONEGIN:Tchaikovsky Original Air Date: 12/08/1979 Tchakarov; Mazurok, Kabaivanska, Gedda, Jones, Plishka SID.19070315I saw this cast and this performance is Kabaivanska’s Met farewell. Well cast and well conducted, there are two broadcasts of Onegin in … Continue reading "EUGENE ONEGIN"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 6:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Feb 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/22/1984 Tate; Vaness, Rendall, Murray, Holloay, Hamari, MacNeil SID.19070316This is Vaness’ first of four Cosi broadcasts, and amazingly, the only one with Levine in the pit is 1996 when … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN 9:00 am
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/09/1989 Perick; Meier, Schunk, Martin, Courtney, Dernesch MOD Audio SID.19070317The big gap is Courtney being a late fill-in for Weikl as Barak. Dernesch finds some tough sledding in … Continue reading "DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN"
TURANDOT 12:00 pm
TURANDOT
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
TURANDOT
TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19070318 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. “Turandot”: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
TANNHÄUSER 3:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/2004 Elder; Seiffert, Voigt, DeYoung, Hampson, Moll MOD Audio SID.19070319Seiffert was a more effective Tannhauser than I expected, but my memories of this broadcast from all participants is more solid than … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
ELEKTRA 6:00 pm
ELEKTRA
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/21/2002 Levine; Schnaut, Voigt, Schwarz, Pape, Jerusalem SID.19070320The same 3 ladies also have a 1999 broadcast with Levine which is regularly alternated on Sirius. For my taste, this is far too … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 9:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Feb 13 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 12:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/12/1960 Schippers; Tebaldi, Tucker, Sereni, Hines, Dunn, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19070321 Tebaldi and Tucker are famous for their roles in Forza, but except for 2 performances in 1956, … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
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TURANDOT 12:00 am
TURANDOT
Feb 14 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
TURANDOT
TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19070422 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. “Turandot”: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
EUGENE ONEGIN 6:00 am
EUGENE ONEGIN
Feb 14 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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EUGENE ONEGIN:Tchaikovsky Original Air Date: 12/08/1979 Tchakarov; Mazurok, Kabaivanska, Gedda, Jones, Plishka SID.19070423I saw this cast and this performance is Kabaivanska’s Met farewell. Well cast and well conducted, there are two broadcasts of Onegin in … Continue reading "EUGENE ONEGIN"
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE 9:00 am
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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ROMÉO ET JULIETTE:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/01/1947 Cooper; Sayão, Bjorling,, Brownlee, Moscona MOD Audio SID.19070424One of the greatest performances to ever emanate from the Met stage. Available on Met Player, SonyCD, and despite the AM … Continue reading "ROMÉO ET JULIETTE"
LA TRAVIATA 12:00 pm
LA TRAVIATA
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LA TRAVIATA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/11/2006 Armiliato; Gheorghiu, Kaufmann, Michaels-Moore MOD Audio SID.19070425This is Kaufmann’s debut year, and Michaels-Moore is below the standard of Gheorghiu. Kaufmann is still a bit green, but I plan to … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 3:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/14/1996 Rizzi; Leech, Rost, Nucci, Quilico SID.19070426L’elisir d’amore is almost as over-repeated as the Puccini works. This is a newish cast, but it takes more than that to attract my … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
LA BOHÈME 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/26/1994 Rizzi; Gheorghiu, Leech, Litherland, Robertson, Short MOD Audio SID.19070427This is from Gheorghiu’s first season and is also available in MOoD. Leech is a good partner, although I never got … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 9:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Feb 14 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 12:00 am
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19070428 From MOD: Expectations were high when the Metropolitan Opera announced that the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE 12:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Feb 15 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/22/1984 Tate; Vaness, Rendall, Murray, Holloay, Hamari, MacNeil SID.19070529This is Vaness’ first of four Cosi broadcasts, and amazingly, the only one with Levine in the pit is 1996 when … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
THE MAGIC FLUTE 6:00 am
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Feb 15 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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THE MAGIC FLUTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/30/2006 Levine; Huang, Polenzani, Gunn, Miklósa, Pape MOD Video SID.19070530This is the inaugural Met Live in HD performance and is an abridgement with new English translation by J.D. McClatchy. … Continue reading "THE MAGIC FLUTE"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 9:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Original Air Date: 01/20/1951 Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, Brownlee MOD Audio SID.19070531This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the premiere … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 12:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19070532From MOD: Expectations were high when the Metropolitan Opera announced that the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN 3:00 pm
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/09/1989 Perick; Meier, Schunk, Martin, Courtney, Dernesch MOD Audio SID.19070533The big gap is Courtney being a late fill-in for Weikl as Barak. Dernesch finds some tough sledding in … Continue reading "DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN"
TURANDOT 6:00 pm
TURANDOT
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TURANDOT
TURANDOT:Puccini Original Air Date: 12/03/1966 Mehta; Nilsson, Freni, Corelli, Giaiotti MOD Audio SID.19070534 This performance is Included in the Met’s 50th Anniversary collection. “Turandot”: The Best To Date at New Met [Unsigned review in the … Continue reading "TURANDOT"
TANNHÄUSER 9:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER
Feb 15 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 12:00 am
TANNHÄUSER
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 12/18/2004 Elder; Seiffert, Voigt, DeYoung, Hampson, Moll MOD Audio SID.19070535 Seiffert was a more effective Tannhauser than I expected, but my memories of this broadcast from all participants is more solid … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
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ELEKTRA 12:00 am
ELEKTRA
Feb 16 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
ELEKTRA
ELEKTRA:Strauss Original Air Date: 12/21/2002 Levine; Schnaut, Voigt, Schwarz, Pape, Jerusalem SID.19070320 The same 3 ladies also have a 1999 broadcast with Levine which is regularly alternated on Sirius. For my taste, this is far … Continue reading "ELEKTRA"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 6:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Feb 16 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/12/1960 Schippers; Tebaldi, Tucker, Sereni, Hines, Dunn, Baccaloni MOD Audio SID.19070105 Tebaldi and Tucker are famous for their roles in Forza, but except for 2 performances in 1956, … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 9:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/22/1984 Tate; Vaness, Rendall, Murray, Holloay, Hamari, MacNeil SID.19070529 This is Vaness’ first of four Cosi broadcasts, and amazingly, the only one with Levine in the pit is 1996 … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
DON GIOVANNI 1:00 pm
DON GIOVANNI
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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DON GIOVANNI:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/16/2019 Meister; Willis-Sørensen, Lombardi, Garifullina, de Barbeyrac, Pisaroni, Taylor, Cedel, Kocán SID.19070640Baritone Peter Mattei and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni star as opera’s most notorious seducer in Mozart’s masterpiece of dark comedy. … Continue reading "DON GIOVANNI"
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE 6:00 pm
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/01/1947 Cooper; Sayão, Bjorling,, Brownlee, Moscona MOD Audio SID.19070424 One of the greatest performances to ever emanate from the Met stage. Available on Met Player, SonyCD, and despite the … Continue reading "ROMÉO ET JULIETTE"
LA TRAVIATA 9:00 pm
LA TRAVIATA
Feb 16 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 12:00 am
LA TRAVIATA
LA TRAVIATA:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/11/2006 Armiliato; Gheorghiu, Kaufmann, Michaels-Moore MOD Audio SID.19070425 This is Kaufmann’s debut year, and Michaels-Moore is below the standard of Gheorghiu. Kaufmann is still a bit green, but I plan … Continue reading "LA TRAVIATA"
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE 12:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Feb 17 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 12/14/1996 Rizzi; Leech, Rost, Nucci, Quilico SID.19070210 L’elisir d’amore is almost as over-repeated as the Puccini works. This is a newish cast, but it takes more than that to attract … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 6:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Feb 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Original Air Date: 01/20/1951 Ormandy; Piazza, Kullman, Munsel, Tucker, Stevens, Brownlee MOD Audio SID.19070531 This is the broadcast of arguably the biggest hit of Bing’s opening season. Welitsch, who had done the … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA 9:00 am
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA:Barber Original Air Date: 09/16/1966 Schippers; Díaz, Price, Thomas, Flagello, Elias MOD Audio SID.19070532 From MOD: Expectations were high when the Metropolitan Opera announced that the world premiere of Samuel Barber’s Antony and … Continue reading "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"
LA BOHÈME 12:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/26/1994 Rizzi; Gheorghiu, Leech, Litherland, Robertson, Short MOD Audio SID.19070427 This is from Gheorghiu’s first season and is also available in MOoD. Leech is a good partner, although I never … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
THE MAGIC FLUTE 3:00 pm
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE MAGIC FLUTE
THE MAGIC FLUTE:Mozart Original Air Date: 12/30/2006 Levine; Huang, Polenzani, Gunn, Miklósa, Pape MOD Video SID.19070106 This is the inaugural Met Live in HD performance and is an abridgement with new English translation by J.D. … Continue reading "THE MAGIC FLUTE"
EUGENE ONEGIN 6:00 pm
EUGENE ONEGIN
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EUGENE ONEGIN
EUGENE ONEGIN:Tchaikovsky Original Air Date: 12/08/1979 Tchakarov; Mazurok, Kabaivanska, Gedda, Jones, Plishka SID.19070423 I saw this cast and this performance is Kabaivanska’s Met farewell. Well cast and well conducted, there are two broadcasts of Onegin … Continue reading "EUGENE ONEGIN"
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE 9:00 pm
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
Feb 17 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 12:00 am
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE
ROMÉO ET JULIETTE:Gounod Original Air Date: 02/01/1947 Cooper; Sayão, Bjorling,, Brownlee, Moscona MOD Audio SID.19070424 One of the greatest performances to ever emanate from the Met stage. Available on Met Player, SonyCD, and despite the … Continue reading "ROMÉO ET JULIETTE"
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