At the Opera

Hosted By Sean Bianco

Host Sean Bianco brings you a full-length opera featuring great voices from the past and present followed by “Opera Potpourri.”

Schedule

Saturday, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
on Music Station

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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, June 24, 2017

At The Opera, Puccini's Madame Butterfly, June 24, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Puccini's Madama Butterfly staring Eleanor Steber and Richard Tucker recorded in 1949. This beautifully remastered recording sounds almost modern in fidelity and is not to be missed.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

At The Opera, Luigi Cherubini's Medea, June 17, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear a live 1957 performance of Luigi Cherubini's Medea with Maria Callas as Medea and Jon Vickers as Jason.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

At The Opera, Puccini's Le Villi and Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana, June 10, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear a rare Puccini opera Le Villi staring Renata Scotto and Placido Domingo followed by a vintage performance of Cavalleria Rusticana conducted by the composer with Beniamino Gigli as Turiddu.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

At The Opera, Verdi: Macbeth, June 3, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear a rare, live archive recording made in 1952 at La Scala Opera in Milan of Verdi's Macbeth staring Maria Callas in her prime. Enzo Mascherini sings the title role.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

At The Opera, Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte, May 27, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear the comic and light hearted opera by Mozart, Cosi Fan Tutte staring Rene Fleming and conducted by Sir Georg Solti.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

At The Opera, Britten: Peter Grimes, May 20, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes with Peter Pears in the title role and conducted by the composer.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

At The Opera, La Rondine, May 13, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear a rarely performed work of Puccini, La Rondine (The Swallow) staring Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

At The Opera, Wagner: Rienzi, May 6, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to an early success of Richard Wagner, Rienzi. This electric and fast paced opera will be a treat to Wagner fans and lovers of Italian opera as well. This live recording was made in 1983 and stars Rene Kollo in the title role.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

At The Opera, All Opera Potpourri, April 29, 2017

Tune at 8pm to hear an All Opera Potpourri. The best of the opera world with all of our listeners requests as well. A great evening of opera for the whole family.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

At The Opera, Verdi: Ernani, April 22, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Verdi's Ernani staring Carlo Bergonzi and Leontyne Price.