Met On Demand: Audio

Apr 20 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
MACBETH:Verdi Original Air Date: 02/21/1959 Leinsdorf; Warren, Rysanek, Hines, Bergonzi MOD Audio SID.19160636This is the Met premiere broadcast of Macbeth, and at least three of the principals are as good as you’re going to get. … Continue reading "MACBETH"
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LA SONNAMBULA:Bellini Original Air Date: 12/21/1968 Bonynge; Sutherland, Alexander, Giaiotti, Boky MOD Audio SID.19160638 This is Sutherland’s second Sonnambula broadcast and well equal to the 1963 supporting cast for Sutherland of Gedda and Flagello; Both … Continue reading "LA SONNAMBULA"
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA:Rossini Original Air Date: 03/19/1966 Varviso; Herlea, Grist, Shirley, Corena, Siepi MOD Audio SID.19160641This is Reri Grist’s debut year, and the broadcast comes three weeks later. Herlea had some success debuting in … Continue reading "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA"
Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
?1435764702 SIMON BOCCANEGRA:Verdi Original Air Date: 01/28/1950 Stiedry; Warren, Varnay, Tucker, Székely, Valdengo MOD Audio SID.19160642Reissued on Sony Classical in the Met’s Verdi box for his bicentennial. This is Warren’s only broadcast of the title … Continue reading "SIMON BOCCANEGRA"