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DIE FLEDERMAUS 12:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Jan 1 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Kozma; Steber, Kullman, Munsel, Hayward, Novotná, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/23/1954 SID.20010315Steber lets the end of the Czardas get away from her, and John Brownlee is never a voice I want to hear, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
WERTHER 6:00 am
WERTHER
Jan 1 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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WERTHER:Massenet Bonynge; Kraus, Crespin, Battle, CarlsonOriginal Air Date: 02/03/1979 MOD Audio SID.20010316This performance is one I always enjoy. Kraus and Crespin are solid exponents of the style, and Battle is a delight as Sophie. This … Continue reading "WERTHER"
OTELLO 9:00 am
OTELLO
Jan 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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OTELLO:Verdi Gergiev; Domingo, Vaness, Leiferkus, CroftOriginal Air Date: 04/02/1994 SID.20010317Vaness’ Desdemona is professional and musical without being especially memorable. In the current controversy [this was over Gergiev’s close support of Putin and around the time … Continue reading "OTELLO"
CARMEN 12:00 pm
CARMEN
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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CARMEN:Bizet Domingo; Horne, Luchetti, Freni, RameyOriginal Air Date: 12/17/1988 SID.20010318I love Carmen, but Horne does two of her three Met broadcasts with her ex-husband, Henry Lewis, and this performance rather late in her career. Horne’s … Continue reading "CARMEN"
PARSIFAL 3:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Jan 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Stiedry; Svanholm, Harshaw, Schöffler, Edelmann, PechnerOriginal Air Date: 03/24/1956 SID.20010319Except for a glancing mention of Svanholm, this performance is ignored in favor of the 1954 Stiedry performance which he doesn’t much care for which … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
PARSIFAL 6:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Stiedry; Svanholm, Harshaw, Schöffler, Edelmann, PechnerOriginal Air Date: 03/24/1956 SID.20010320Except for a glancing mention of Svanholm, this performance is ignored in favor of the 1954 Stiedry performance which he doesn’t much care for which … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
MACBETH 9:00 pm
MACBETH
Jan 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
MACBETH
MACBETH:Verdi Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, Ciannella Original Air Date: 01/28/1984 SID.20010321 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"
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CARMEN 12:00 am
CARMEN
Jan 2 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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CARMEN:Bizet Domingo; Horne, Luchetti, Freni, RameyOriginal Air Date: 12/17/1988 SID.20010422I love Carmen, but Horne does two of her three Met broadcasts with her ex-husband, Henry Lewis, and this performance rather late in her career. Horne’s … Continue reading "CARMEN"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 6:00 am
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Jan 2 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Kozma; Steber, Kullman, Munsel, Hayward, Novotná, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/23/1954 SID.20010423Steber lets the end of the Czardas get away from her, and John Brownlee is never a voice I want to hear, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
THE QUEEN OF SPADES 9:00 am
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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THE QUEEN OF SPADES:Tchaikovsky Gergiev; Grigorian, Guleghina, Rysanek, Hvorostovsky, Svendén, PutilinOriginal Air Date: 12/30/1995 SID.20010424This was the year of the new production which had starred Mattila and Heppner along with Rysanek in her last Met … Continue reading "THE QUEEN OF SPADES"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 12:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Stiedry; Milanov, Penno, Warren, Hines, Madeira, PechnerOriginal Air Date: 03/20/1954 SID.20010425Milanov’s four broadcast Leonoras begin in 1952 with much of the above cast except Tucker for Penno. That performance is on … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI 3:00 pm
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI:Rossini Campanella; Larmore, Polenzani, Ramey, CorbelliOriginal Air Date: 02/17/2001 MOD Audio SID.20010426This is Ramey’s only Mustafa broadcast, and early appearances by Polenzani and Kwiecien who are Met regulars in star parts these days. … Continue reading "L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI"
LA BOHÈME 6:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Cleva; Sayão, Di Stefano, Hunt, Valdengo, SiepiOriginal Air Date: 03/17/1951 MOD Audio SID.20010427The oldest BOHEME in the MOD catalog, it’s Siepi’s debut MET season. Although Sayao is Brazilian, she is certainly at one … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Jan 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
L'ELISIR D'AMORE
L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Weikert; Cole, Upshaw, Taddei, Schexnayder Original Air Date: 02/20/1988 SID.20010428 This 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 "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
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WERTHER 12:00 am
WERTHER
Jan 3 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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WERTHER:Massenet Bonynge; Kraus, Crespin, Battle, CarlsonOriginal Air Date: 02/03/1979 MOD Audio SID.20010529This performance is one I always enjoy. Kraus and Crespin are solid exponents of the style, and Battle is a delight as Sophie. This … Continue reading "WERTHER"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 6:00 am
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Jan 3 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Tate; Vaness, Rendall, Murray, Holloay, Hamari, MacNeilOriginal Air Date: 12/22/1984 SID.20010530This is Vaness’ first of four Cosi broadcasts, and amazingly, the only one with Levine in the pit is 1996 when the … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA 9:00 am
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA:Strauss Luisi; Voigt, Kerl, Damrau, Grove, BrendelOriginal Air Date: 03/31/2007 MOD Audio SID.20010531This is the Met’s only broadcast of the Strauss work and Kerl and Damrau are very impressive. I don’t love the … Continue reading "DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 12:00 pm
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Weikert; Cole, Upshaw, Taddei, SchexnayderOriginal Air Date: 02/20/1988 SID.20010532This is Kaufmann’s debut year, and Michaels-Moore is below the standard of Gheorghiu. Kaufmann is still a bit green, but I plan to listen again … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
OTELLO 3:00 pm
OTELLO
Jan 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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OTELLO:Verdi Gergiev; Domingo, Vaness, Leiferkus, CroftOriginal Air Date: 04/02/1994 SID.20010533Vaness’ Desdemona is professional and musical without being especially memorable. In the current controversy [this was over Gergiev’s close support of Putin and around the time … Continue reading "OTELLO"
CARMEN 6:00 pm
CARMEN
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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CARMEN:Bizet Domingo; Horne, Luchetti, Freni, RameyOriginal Air Date: 12/17/1988 SID.20010534I love Carmen, but Horne does two of her three Met broadcasts with her ex-husband, Henry Lewis, and this performance rather late in her career. Horne’s … Continue reading "CARMEN"
PARSIFAL 9:00 pm
PARSIFAL
Jan 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
PARSIFAL
PARSIFAL:Wagner Stiedry; Svanholm, Harshaw, Schöffler, Edelmann, Pechner Original Air Date: 03/24/1956 SID.20010535 Except for a glancing mention of Svanholm, this performance is ignored in favor of the 1954 Stiedry performance which he doesn’t much care … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
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PARSIFAL 12:00 am
PARSIFAL
Jan 4 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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PARSIFAL:Wagner Stiedry; Svanholm, Harshaw, Schöffler, Edelmann, PechnerOriginal Air Date: 03/24/1956 SID.20010636 Except for a glancing mention of Svanholm, this performance is ignored in favor of the 1954 Stiedry performance which he doesn’t much care for … Continue reading "PARSIFAL"
MACBETH 6:00 am
MACBETH
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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MACBETH:Verdi Levine; Milnes, Scotto, Plishka, CiannellaOriginal Air Date: 01/28/1984 SID.20010637This is the second season of the infamous Peter Hall Macbeth. The first season broadcast also with Levine, Scotto, Milnes and Plishka is available on (MOoD). … Continue reading "MACBETH"
WERTHER 9:00 am
WERTHER
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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WERTHER:Massenet Bonynge; Kraus, Crespin, Battle, CarlsonOriginal Air Date: 02/03/1979 MOD Audio SID.20010638This performance is one I always enjoy. Kraus and Crespin are solid exponents of the style, and Battle is a delight as Sophie. This … Continue reading "WERTHER"
DER ROSENKAVALIER 12:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
Jan 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
DER ROSENKAVALIER
DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss Rattle; Nylund, Kožená, Schultz, Goeldner, Polenzani, Ebenstein, Eiche, Groissböck Original Air Date: 01/04/2020 SID.20010639 Robert Carsen’s splendid staging returns for the first time since its blockbuster 2017 premiere, with Sir Simon Rattle on … Continue reading "DER ROSENKAVALIER"
THE QUEEN OF SPADES 6:00 pm
THE QUEEN OF SPADES
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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THE QUEEN OF SPADES:Tchaikovsky Gergiev; Grigorian, Guleghina, Rysanek, Hvorostovsky, Svendén, PutilinOriginal Air Date: 12/30/1995 SID.20010640This was the year of the new production which had starred Mattila and Heppner along with Rysanek in her last Met … Continue reading "THE QUEEN OF SPADES"
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO 9:00 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
Jan 4 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO:Verdi Stiedry; Milanov, Penno, Warren, Hines, Madeira, Pechner Original Air Date: 03/20/1954 SID.20010641 Milanov’s four broadcast Leonoras begin in 1952 with much of the above cast except Tucker for Penno. That performance … Continue reading "LA FORZA DEL DESTINO"
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L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI 12:00 am
L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI
Jan 5 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI:Rossini Campanella; Larmore, Polenzani, Ramey, CorbelliOriginal Air Date: 02/17/2001 MOD Audio SID.20010642This is Ramey’s only Mustafa broadcast, and early appearances by Polenzani and Kwiecien who are Met regulars in star parts these days. … Continue reading "L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI"
LA BOHÈME 6:00 am
LA BOHÈME
Jan 5 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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LA BOHÈME:Puccini Cleva; Sayão, Di Stefano, Hunt, Valdengo, SiepiOriginal Air Date: 03/17/1951 MOD Audio SID.20010743The oldest BOHEME in the MOD catalog, it’s Siepi’s debut MET season. Although Sayao is Brazilian, she is certainly at one … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
L’ELISIR D’AMORE 9:00 am
L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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L’ELISIR D’AMORE:Donizetti Weikert; Cole, Upshaw, Taddei, SchexnayderOriginal Air Date: 02/20/1988 SID.20010744This is Kaufmann’s debut year, and Michaels-Moore is below the standard of Gheorghiu. Kaufmann is still a bit green, but I plan to listen again … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA 12:00 pm
DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA:Strauss Luisi; Voigt, Kerl, Damrau, Grove, BrendelOriginal Air Date: 03/31/2007 MOD Audio SID.20010745This is the Met’s only broadcast of the Strauss work and Kerl and Damrau are very impressive. I don’t love the … Continue reading "DIE ÄGYPTISCHE HELENA"
COSÌ FAN TUTTE 3:00 pm
COSÌ FAN TUTTE
Jan 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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COSÌ FAN TUTTE:Mozart Tate; Vaness, Rendall, Murray, Holloay, Hamari, MacNeilOriginal Air Date: 12/22/1984 SID.20010746This is Vaness’ first of four Cosi broadcasts, and amazingly, the only one with Levine in the pit is 1996 when the … Continue reading "COSÌ FAN TUTTE"
DIE FLEDERMAUS 6:00 pm
DIE FLEDERMAUS
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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DIE FLEDERMAUS:Strauss Jr. Kozma; Steber, Kullman, Munsel, Hayward, Novotná, BrownleeOriginal Air Date: 01/23/1954 SID.20010747Steber lets the end of the Czardas get away from her, and John Brownlee is never a voice I want to hear, … Continue reading "DIE FLEDERMAUS"
LA BOHÈME 9:00 pm
LA BOHÈME
Jan 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
LA BOHÈME
LA BOHÈME:Puccini Cleva; Sayão, Di Stefano, Hunt, Valdengo, Siepi Original Air Date: 03/17/1951 MOD Audio SID.20010748 The oldest BOHEME in the MOD catalog, it’s Siepi’s debut MET season. Although Sayao is Brazilian, she is certainly … Continue reading "LA BOHÈME"
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