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, July 22, 2017

At The Opera, Puccini's La Boheme, July 22, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear the most beloved opera of all time, Puccini's La Boheme staring Jussi Bjorling, Victoria de los Angeles and Robert Merrill. Recorded in 1956 with Sir Thomas Beecham on the podium.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

At The Opera, Verdi: Falstaff, July 15, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Verdi's Falstaff staring Bryn Terfel in the title role. This 2001 recording was conducted by the late Claudio Abbado.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

At The Opera, Puccini's Turandot, July 8, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Puccini's last opera, Turandot. This 1965 recording stars Brigit Nilsson, Franco Corelli and Renata Scotto. Opera Potpourri will feature music from Delibes Lakme.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

At The Opera, Verdi's Il Trovatore, July 1, 2017

Tune in at 8pm to hear Verdi's Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) staring Giuseppe di Stefano and Maria Callas.

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.