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Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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"
Feb 16 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 12:00 am
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"
Feb 17 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
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"
Feb 17 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
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"
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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"
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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"
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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"
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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"
Feb 17 @ 9:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 12:00 am
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"
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
“LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT : Donizetti Original Air Date: 02/18/2019 Cast: Mazzola; Yende, Blythe, Camarena, Muraro Media: Live Broadcast SID.19080000 Tags: LIVE; 2019 “