WFMT Radio Network Opera Series

 

 

 June - November 2021

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Opera

 

 WFMT Radio Network Opera

This week! 

  Bjorling Trovatore

Swedish Royal Opera House

Verdi:  Il Trovatore

 

 

  

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Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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

2021-2022 Operas within Driving Distance (coming soon)

June 12. Handel: Acis and Galatea/Apollo and Dafne

June 12. Handel:  Acis and Galatea/Apollo and Dafne
This double bill was performed for film due to COVID.

June 5. Benjamin Britten: Billy Budd

June 5.  Benjamin Britten:  Billy Budd
The 1997 Billy Budd remains one of the Met's great recorded performances. The performance has been available on video for years, and spotlights three magnificent performances by Dwayne Croft, James Morris, and Philip Langridge.

May 29. Verdi, Otello

May 29.  Verdi, Otello
This 2015 production opened the Met season with Aleksandrs Antonenko in the title role, with Sonya Yoncheva as his wife Desdemona and Željko Lučić as Otello's second-in-command, Iago.

May 22. Bellini: I Puritani

May 22.  Bellini:  I Puritani
This 2017 performance was a triumph for Javier Camarena and Diana Damrau as the almost ill-fated lovers.

May 1. Donizetti: Roberto Devereux

May 1.  Donizetti:  Roberto Devereux
This was the year that Sondra Radvonovsky sang all three of the "Tudor Queen" operas at the Met. Matthew Polenzani was the Earl of Essex, and Marius Kwiecen and Elina Garanca were the Duke and Duchess of Nottingham.



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