Opera

Opera at Classical KUCO

 

 Lyric Opera of Chicago Part I

This week!

 

 

 

Wagner's Die Walküre

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See the entire season lineup for the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series!

  

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

Enjoy Lane's reviews of opera performances within driving distance here!

Kaija Saariaho, L'Amour de Loin. December 10

Kaija Saariaho, L'Amour de Loin.  December 10
Eric Owens is the 13th-century troubador and Susanna Philips his Love from Afar (in Tripoli) with Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who travels back and forth with their messages to each other in the first Met in HD and radio performance.

Puccini: Manon Lescaut, December 3, 2016

Puccini:  Manon Lescaut, December 3, 2016
Puccini's first major opera received this new production last season and has Anna Netrebko in the title role for this run.

Rossini: The Thieving Magpie

Rossini:  The Thieving Magpie
Rossini's opera semi-seria is a problem for production since it depends on a magpie. Glimmerglass allowed the magpie (danced by Meg Gillentine, also the choreographer) full range of the stage this year.

10/29/2016 -- Sweeney Todd

10/29/2016 -- Sweeney Todd
The summer 2016 production of Sweeney Todd from the Glimmerglass Festival starred Greer Grimsley as the butcherous barber.

10/22/2016 - Jenůfa

10/22/2016 - Jenůfa
Leos Janáček's Jenůfa stars Malin Byström in the title role with Karita Mattila in an acclaimed performance of her stepmother, Kostelnička. This is the final production from the San Francisco Opera for this season, Saturday at noon.

10/15/2016 - Don Carlo

10/15/2016 - Don Carlo
Join Classical KUCO on Saturday at noon to enjoy Giuseppe Verdi's late and dramatic masterpiece opera Don Carlo with a star-studded cast!

10/08/2016 - Carmen

10/08/2016 - Carmen
The American Opera Radio Series continues this week with the San Francisco Opera and Georges Bizet's Carmen! Join Classical KUCO Saturday at noon!

10/01/2016 - Dialogues des Carmélites

10/01/2016 - Dialogues des Carmélites
This week San Francisco Opera offers the magnificent 1982 archival recording of Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, featuring Leontyne Price and Régine Crespin as the American Opera Radio Series continues. Tune in Saturday at noon!

09/24/2016 - Usher House/La Chute de la Maison Usher

09/24/2016 - Usher House/La Chute de la Maison Usher
This week, San Francisco Opera presents a national premiere based on Edgar Allen Poe's famous 1839 short story, The Fall of the House of Usher told twice, in a double-bill of two one-act operas, Gordon Getty's Usher House and Claude Debussy's La Chute de la Maison Usher!

09/17/2016 - The Barber of Seville

09/17/2016 - The Barber of Seville
As the American Opera Radio Series continues this season, San Francisco Opera presents Spanish director Emilio Sagi's buoyant and delightfully funny staging of Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Join Classical KUCO on Saturday at noon!



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