This week! 

The Metropolitan Opera returns to radio airwaves


Verdi's La Traviata





 Oklahoma City's New Resident Opera Company 

Bel Canto Trio - November 29 

Menoti's Amahl and the Night Visitors - December 14 and 15

Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti/Arias and Barcarolles - January 27, 28 and 29

Bizet (Brook) La Tragedie de Carmen - May 17 and 19  


Oklahoma City



Opera Companies within Driving Distance

2018-2019 Productions



 Austin Lyric Opera

Dallas Opera

Houston Grand Opera  

Lyric Opera Kansas City

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Painted Sky Opera of Oklahoma City

San Antonio Opera

Santa Fe Opera

Tulsa Opera 

Wichita Grand Opera 

and more! 

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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

2018-2019 Operas within Driving Distance

07/23/2016 - Norma

07/23/2016 - Norma
The American Opera Radio Series continues this week with Vincenzo Bellini's bel canto masterpiece "Norma" starring Angela Meade in the title role from LA Opera!

07/16/2016 - Gianni Schicchi/Pagliacci

07/16/2016 - Gianni Schicchi/Pagliacci
The American Opera Radio Series continues this summer with the LA Opera who opened their 2015-16 season with Gianni Schicchi & Pagliacci. Tune in Saturday at noon!

07/09/2016 - Rusalka

07/09/2016 - Rusalka
The American Opera Radio Series continues with the final broadcast from Lyric Opera of Chicago, featuring Dvořák's Rusalka with Ana María Martínez in the title role.

07/08/16 - Santa Fe Opera Reviews

07/08/16 - Santa Fe Opera Reviews
Last weekend marked the opening of the Santa Fe Opera. Opera host Lane Whitesell attended and offers reviews of two impressive productions!

07/02/2016 - Romeo and Juliet

07/02/2016 - Romeo and Juliet
The world's most celebrated love story finds new dimension in Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" as the American Opera Radio Series broadcasts continues with opening night productions from Lyric Opera of Chicago. Tune in Saturday at noon!

06/25/2016 - Der Rosenkavalier

06/25/2016 - Der Rosenkavalier
This week, as the American Opera Radio series continues, Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss. Tune in Saturday at noon on Classical KUCO!

06/18/2016 - Nabucco

06/18/2016 - Nabucco
Matthew Ozawa makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago directorial debut with Verdi's Nabucco starring baritone Željko Lučić in the title role! Carlo Rizzi conducts. Tune in Saturday at noon!

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