Opera

 

Opera at Classical KUCO

with Lane Whitesell

 

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The Met’s 2017–18 season of Live in HD movie-theater transmissions features ten presentations!

 

  

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 Oklahoma City's New Resident  

Opera Company

 

Tosca October 6, 2017 Review

La Traviata February 3, 2017 Review

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Oklahoma City

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Opera Companies within Driving Distance

Schedules

 

 

 Austin Lyric Opera

Dallas Opera

Houston Grand Opera  

Lyric Opera Kansas City

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

San Antonio Opera

Santa Fe Opera

Tulsa Opera 

Wichita Grand Opera 

 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell

Giacomo Puccini: Tosca. January 27

Giacomo Puccini:  Tosca.  January 27
Puccini's "shabby little shocker" has returned with Sonya Yoncheva and Vittorio Grigolo as the lovers and Zeljko Lucic as Baron Scarpia. This matinee is the last performance now; it returns to the Met in April and May with Anna Netrebko and Marcello Alvarez as Floria Tosca and Mario Cavaradossi.

Jules Massenet: Thais. January 20

Jules Massenet:  Thais.  January 20
Based on the novel by Anatole France, the courtesan of ancient Alexandria, Thais, is saved by the Cenobite monk Athanael, who loses his religion for love of Thais, who dies in his arms. Ailyn Perez sings the title role with Gerald Finley as the monk. This is an archived performance from last November.

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana, and Leoncavallo: Pagliacci. January 13

Mascagni:  Cavalleria Rusticana, and Leoncavallo:  Pagliacci.  January 13
Opera's most famous double bill opened January 8th for this year's run, with tenor Roberto Alagna singing in both operas, Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana, and Canio in Pagliacci.

Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel

Humperdinck:  Hansel und Gretel
Gerhard Siegel is The Witch with Tara Erraught and Lisette Oropeso as Hansel and Gretel in this final performance of the English-language holiday favorite for this season.

Lehar: The Merry Widow. December 30

Lehar:  The Merry Widow.  December 30
This is the only Viennese operetta currently in the Met's repertory, and thus is a perfect opera for New Year's eve weekend. Pictured: The Can-Can at Maxim's, Act III.

Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, December 23

Mozart:  Le Nozze di Figaro, December 23
Adam Plachetka is the wily Figaro and Luca Pisaroni Count Almaviva on December 23rd, with Rachel Willis-Sorenson as the Countess, Christiane Karg as Susanna, and Serena Malfi as Cherubino.

Bellini: Norma. December 16

Bellini:  Norma.   December 16
A typical Druid love triangle, with a philandering Roman tenor caught by the mother of his children.

Mozart: Magic Flute. Begins 11:30 on December 9

Mozart:  Magic Flute.  Begins 11:30 on December 9
The holiday perennial returns

Verdi: Requiem. December 2

Verdi:  Requiem.  December 2
The broadcast of the Saturday matinee performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem opens the 2017-2018 season of the Metropolitan Opera radio series and is dedicated to the memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. 

Craig Bohlmer: Riders of the Purple Sage. November 25

Craig Bohlmer:  Riders of the Purple Sage.  November 25
Based on the Zane Grey novel, this is the first world premiere in the history of Arizona Opera.

Franco FAccio: Amleto. November 18

Franco FAccio:  Amleto.  November 18
Thirty years before Arrigo Boito wrote the Shakespearean librettos for Verdi's Falstaff and Otello he wrote this libretto for Franco Faccio. The opera had not been produced since 1865 when Opera Southwest performed it.

Rossini: Tancredi. November 11

Rossini:  Tancredi.  November 11
Recorded a year ago in Albuquerque, this is Rossini's 1813 Heroic opera.

Bellini: Il Pirata. November 4

Bellini:  Il Pirata.  November 4
Angela Meade and Santiago Ballerini are the ill-fated lovers, the pirate and his would-be wife, in Bellini's early tragedy.

Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia. October 28

Donizetti:  Lucrezia Borgia.  October 28
This was a concert performance of Lucrezia Borgia this summer at the Caramoor Festival, recorded for our listening pleasure.

Verdi: Falstaff. Concert Performance

This is an archival concert performance of Falstaff by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff.



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