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.”

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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, March 28, 2015

At The Opera, Bellini: I Puritani, March 28, 2015

Tune in at 8pm for Bellini's last opera, The Puritans. This bel canto classic will make any opera novice fall in love with opera!


Saturday, March 21, 2015

At The Opera, Charpentier: Louise, March 21, 2015

Tonight at 8pm is the romantic French classic, Louise. This beautiful opera is host Sean Bianco's favorite French opera. Be transported to Paris in this sweeping French-versimo work by Gustave Charpentier.


Saturday, March 14, 2015

At The Opera, Verdi: Otello, March 14, 2015

Tune in at 8pm to hear one of the greatest operas of all time, Verdi's Otello. The histrionic Mario del Monaco is our moor tonight and Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi is Desdemona.


Saturday, March 07, 2015

At The Opera, Mozart: Ascanio in Alba, March 7, 2015

As part of At the Opera's ongoing presentation of rarely heard operas by Mozart, tune in at 8pm to hear Ascanio in Alba.


Saturday, February 28, 2015

At The Opera, Ponchielli: La Gioconda, February 28, 2015

Tune in at 8pm tonight to hear host Sean Bianco's favorite opera! This "old school" recording of Ponchielli's La Gioconda (the Ballad Singer) stars the great Maria Callas in her prime. Don't miss one of the greatest "Grand Operas" on all time.


Saturday, February 21, 2015

At The Opera, Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, February 21, 2015

Tune in at 8pm to hear the funny and elegant Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss. The great German conductor Herbert Von Karajan is on the podium.


Saturday, February 14, 2015

At the Opera, Verdi: La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)

Hear Maria Callas as Violetta in her prime in this tragic love story by the master of Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi. This 1953 CETRA recording of La traviata is stunning in its beauty and clarity.


Saturday, February 07, 2015

At the Opera, Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte

Tune in at 8pm to hear one of Mozart's greatest comedies.


Saturday, January 31, 2015

At the Opera, All Opera Potpourri

Tune in at 8pm for a "Best of the Best" All Opera Potpourri! Host Sean Bianco plays your favorite opera selections, his favorites and a few surprises as well.


Saturday, January 24, 2015

At the Opera, Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)

Tune in at 8pm to hear the tale of the ghost ship the Flying Dutchman. The great American bass-baritone Simon Estes heads this live performance of Wagner's masterpiece from the Bayreuth Festival.