Metropolitan Opera 2020-2021 broadcast season here!

 

 

The Metropolitan Opera

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Opera

 

 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast Season

This week!

 

  Faust Act I

 Gounod:  Faust, 2111

 

  

 Oklahoma City's New Resident Opera Company  

Order your tickets for next season now!  

 

Oklahoma City

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An Operavore Christmas

December 19th

 

WQXR's Naomi Lewin presents an hour of Christmas and holiday music from the world of opera and oratorio sung by some of the greatest singers past and present including Marilyn Horne, Leontyne Price, Bryn Terfel, Thomas Hampson, Joan Sutherland and more.  Enjoy this delightful special on Saturday, December 19th following the Metropolitan Opera's production of Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel!

 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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

2018-2019 Operas within Driving Distance

Wagner: Die Walkure

Part 2 of The Ring of the Nibelungen starts one hour early both on the radio and at your local movie theater. Christine Goerke and Greer Grimsley are the warrior goddess and her father the king of the gods.

Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila. March 23

Anita Rachvelishvili is Dalila with Gregory Kunde as Samson for the spring run of Samson and Dalila. Sir Mark Elder conducts this new production of Saint-Saens only opera that remains in repoertory.

Verdi: Falstaff. March 16

Ambrogio Maestri returns to comedy as Verdi's penultimate title character, Sir John Falstaff. The production is updated to post-World War II England.

Wagner: Das Rheingold. 9 February

This year's Ring Cycle begins with Greer Grimsley as Wotan in Das Rheingold.

Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment. March 2

Actress Kathleen Turner portrays the Duchess of Krakenthorpe along with Stephanie Blythe as the Marquise de Berkenfeld at the beginning of Act III of this charming comedy, available in your local theater in a Live from the Met in HD broadcast as well as the radio broadcast. Pretty Yende and javier Camarena are the lovers Marie and Tonio.

Verdi: Rigoletto. February 23

The Met's infamous Rigoletto in Las Vegas production returns with Roberto Frontali in the title role with Nadine Sierra and Vittorio Grigolo as Gilda and the Duke of Mantua.

Mozart: Don Giovanni. February 16

One of the most perfectly-constructed operas ever written features Luca Pisaroni as the lecher title character and Ildar Abdrazaakov as his servant Leporello, with Rachel Willis-Sorenson as Donna Anna and Stanislas de Barbeyrac as Don Ottavio.

Tchaikovsky: Iolanta and Bartok: Bluebeard's Castle. February 9, 11:30 a.m.

Two fairy tales, the first with a happy ending and the second with a tragic ending. Sonya Yoncheva is Iolanta and Angela Denoke is Judith.



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