WFMT Radio Network Opera Series

 December 3rd


 Donizetti:  L'Elisir D'Amore

 National Center for the Performing Arts China


Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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

2021-2022 Operas within Driving Distance

July 17. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier

July 17. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Renée Fleming stars as the Marschallin and Alice Coote, as her young lover Octavian. Knowing their love will end, they plot together to save Sophie von Faninal (Sophie Bevan) from a loveless marriage to the philandering Baron Ochs (Matthew Rose).

July 10. Wagner: Tannhauser

July 10.  Wagner:  Tannhauser
This 2016 performance from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden features Peter Seiffert in the title role with Emma Bell and Sophie Koch as Elizabeth and Venus.

July 3. Mozart: Don Giovanni

July 3.  Mozart:  Don Giovanni
This production was made for several opera houses working together, including Houston Grand Opera, where I saw it. This performance was the opening night of the 2019 season and was an HD broadcast.

June 26. Verdi: Les Vepres Sicilienne

The French version of The Sicilian Vespers premiered at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 2013 and had a world-wide HD broadcast.

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