Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
I VESPRI SICILIANI:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/09/1974 Levine; Caballé, Gedda, Milnes, Díaz MOD Audio SID.18420103 This is a performance where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. If Caballe does not have … Continue reading "I VESPRI SICILIANI"
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
I PURITANI:Bellini Original Air Date: 03/30/1991 Bonynge; Gruberova, Merritt, Gavanelli, Plishka MOD Audio SID.18420104 This is primarily for Gruberova fans. She doesn”t sing in USA much so just as well since she only has two … Continue reading "I PURITANI"
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/24/1987 Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, Rootering MOD Audio SID.18420105 NOTE: Levine has three broadcasts after these in October 2015 (8,19,27) with Westbroek, DeYoung, Botha, Mattei, Groissbock RWW: Amazingly, this is … Continue reading "TANNHÄUSER"
Oct 15 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
L”ELISIR D”AMORE:Donizetti Original Air Date: 01/25/1992 Panni; Pavarotti, Battle, Plishka, Pons MOD Audio SID.18420107 I enjoy L”elisir d”amore, but the opera is not of such depth to deserve what seems like a a weekly rotation. … Continue reading "L’ELISIR D’AMORE"
Oct 16 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR:Cilea Original Air Date: 02/11/1978 López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico MOD Audio SID.18420208 “I’m not a special fan of Adriana, and like it best when the title role is a specialist like Olivero whom … Continue reading "ADRIANA LECOUVREUR"
Oct 16 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS:Strauss Original Air Date: 03/20/1976 Levine; Caballé, Remedios, Welting, Troyanos, Dooley, Titus SID.18420209 The star is Troyanos shortly after her debut. Caballe, though not noted as a Straussian pleased many, but it does … Continue reading "ARIADNE AUF NAXOS"
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
OTELLO:Verdi Original Air Date: 03/11/1967 Mehta; Caballé, McCracken, Gobbi, Lorenzi MOD Audio SID.18420210 This is the first Otello broadcast from the new house at Lincoln Center, and I attended an earlier performance in the run. … Continue reading "OTELLO"
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/30/2002 Armiliato; Dessì, Armiliato, Bunnell, Shimell, Fracker SID.18420211 Dessi has focused her career primarily in Europe so she could regularly sing with her husband, Fabio Armiliato. She has only 20 … Continue reading "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LUISA MILLER:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/17/1968 Schippers; Caballé, Tucker, Milnes, Tozzi, Flagello, Pearl MOD Audio SID.18420212 This production brought Luisa Miller into the mainstream repertory. Caballe is caught at close to her very best, Tucker … Continue reading "LUISA MILLER"
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
SAMSON ET DALILA:Saint-Saens Original Air Date: 10/16/2018 Elder; Garanca, Alagna, Naouri, Azizov, Belosselskiy Live Broadcast SID.18420214 PROGRAM When mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and tenor Roberto Alagna joined forces for a new production of Carmen at the … Continue reading "SAMSON ET DALILA"
Oct 17 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/01/2003 Levine; Deshorties, Groves, Moll, Welch-Babidge, Banks SID.18420315 This is Moll’s antepenultimate Met broadcast (Landgrave in Tannhauser and Sarastro in Zauberflote were to follow). Osmin was long … Continue reading "DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL"
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NORMA:Bellini Original Air Date: 02/17/1973 Cillario; Caballé, Cossotto, Cossutta, Tozzi MOD Audio SID.18420320 This is from Caballe’s first run at Norma with the reliable Cossotto; they are certainly a team. Cossutta missed the premiere, and … Continue reading "NORMA"
Oct 17 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:Mozart Original Air Date: 02/12/1994 Rudel; Morris, McLaughlin, Fleming, Croft, Bunnell MOD Audio SID.18420321 This is is Fleming’s first featured broadcast (she has a small part in Ghosts of Versailles) and it’s … Continue reading "LE NOZZE DI FIGARO"
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
MARNIE : Nico Muhly Original Air Date: 10/19/2018 Cast: Spano; Leonard, Kelly, Graves, Davies, Maltman Media: Live Broadcast SID.18420535 SYNOPSIS Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining … Continue reading "MARNIE"
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
MARNIE : Nico Muhly Original Air Date: 11/07/2018 Cast: Spano; Leonard, Kelly, Graves, Davies, Maltman Media: Live Broadcast SID. SYNOPSIS Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining … Continue reading "MARNIE"
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MARNIE : Nico Muhly Original Air Date: 11/10/2018 Cast: Spano; Leonard, Kelly, Graves, Davies, Maltman Media: Live Broadcast SID.18450600 SYNOPSIS Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining … Continue reading "MARNIE *HD"