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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

May 9. Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

A reprise performance from 2013 with Joyce di Donato and Elsa van den Heever.

May 2. Janacek: Kat'a Kabanova

This is a rebroadcast of the performance from Christmas day, 2004, with Karita Mattila as Kat'a and Judith Forst as Kabanicha. Oklahoman Chris Merritt is featured in the cameo role of Tichon.

April 25. Puccini: Turandot

A reprise of the broadcast of several years ago with Nina Stemme as the title character. Marco Berti and Anita Hartig are pictured as Calaf and Liu during Non Piangere, Liu.

April 18. Verdi: Simon Boccanegra

The February 2011 broadcast is reprised due to the CoViD lockdown in New York City.

April 11. Puccini: Tosca

An archival performance while the Met is in Lockdown mode.

April 4. Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

The opera seems even shorter when performed without a break.

March 28. Massenet: Werther

The Met is replaying the 2014 performance with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role with Sophie Koch as Charlotte, due to the CoViD pandemic closing all performances in New York City.

March 21. Rossini: La Cenerentola

This is an archival performance from 2014 with Joyce diDonato and Juan diego Florez, due to the Met being dark due to the coronavirus problems in New York.

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