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"
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"
MADAMA BUTTERFLY:Puccini Original Air Date: 03/30/2002 Armiliato; Dessì, Armiliato, Bunnell, Shimell, Fracker SID.18420316 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"
TANNHÄUSER:Wagner Original Air Date: 01/24/1987 Levine; Cassilly, Norman, Randová, Hagegård, Rootering MOD Audio SID.18420317 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"