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

06/11/2016 - The Merry Widow

06/11/2016 - The Merry Widow
The Lyric Opera of Chicago broadcasts continue with opening night productions, following the end of the Metropolitan Opera season, this week presenting Franz Lehár’s “The Merry Widow.”

06/04/2016 - Wozzeck

06/04/2016 - Wozzeck
Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the powerfully dramatic Wozzeck by Alban Berg, the company's first production of the ground-breaking opera in 22 years.

05/28/2016 - Cinderella

05/28/2016 - Cinderella
The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Rossini's take on the fairy-tale classic "Cinderella," starring mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and tenor Lawrence Brownlee, Saturday, May 28th at noon on Classical KUCO!

05/21/2016 - Bel Canto

05/21/2016 - Bel Canto
The Lyric Opera of Chicago offers the world premier production of "Bel Canto" with music by Jimmy López. Tune in at noon on Classical KUCO!

5/14/16 - The Marriage of Figaro

5/14/16 - The Marriage of Figaro
The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with The Marriage of Figaro on Classical KUCO!

4/23/16 - Otello

4/23/16 - Otello
The Met broadcasts Verdi’s Masterpiece Otello, with Aleksandrs Antonenko in the title role. Adam Fischer conducts the performance which also stars Hibla Gerzmava as Desdemona and Željko Lučić as Iago, Saturday, April 23 at 12:00 p.m. on KUCO!

4/16/2016 - Roberto Devereux

4/16/2016 - Roberto Devereux
Sondra Radvanovsky stars as Queen Elizabeth I in the Network Broadcast Premiere of Roberto Devereux, the final opera in Donizetti’s “Tudor Queens” Trilogy!

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