The Metropolitan Opera
Mar 02 ParsifalDirector François Girard’s timeless new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece explores the many facets of this mystical score. NOTE: early start time of 9:00 AM.
Mar 09 Don CarloLorin Maazel conducts Verdi’s epic vision of the Spanish Inquisition. Start time: 10:00 AM.
Mar 16 Francesca da RiminiRiccardo Zandonai’s compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno, stars Eva-Maria Westbroek and Marcello Giordani as doomed lovers.
Dec 22 The Barber of SevilleThe Barber of Seville is a rollicking comedy classic the entire family can enjoy. This holiday entertainment is razor-sharp, stylishly-sung (in English!) and just two hours long.
Dec 15 Aida"Aida," Giuseppe Verdi’s ancient Egyptian drama. Fabio Luisi conducts a cast including Liudmyla Monastyrska, Olga Borodina and Roberto Alagna. 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Dec 08 Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi)Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera December 8, 2012, 10:00 AM
May 05 The Makropulos CaseThe Metropolitan Opera Season on Capital Public Radio concludes with a tour-de-force performance from Karita Mattila in Janácek’s absorbing drama of a diva’s supernatural fight against her destiny. Czech expert Jirí Behlolávek conducts. 9:30am.
Apr 28 Die WalkürePart 2 of "The Ring" cycle, Die Walküre, with Deborah Voigt, Bryn Terfel and Stephanie Blythe. EARLY start time of 8:00am!
Apr 21 SiegfriedThis week, part three of the Ring: "Siegfried," with Jay Hunter Morris singing the title role, Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde and Bryn Terfel as the Wanderer. Note the VERY early start time of 8am!
Apr 14 La TraviataNatalie Dessay sings her first Violetta at the Metropolitan Opera in "La Traviata" by Verdi this week at 10am.
Mar 17 KhovanshchinaNote the early 9am start time for this week's great epic Russian opera, Modest Mussorgsky's "Khovanshchina."
Mar 10 Don GiovanniMozart's "Don Giovanni." Note the early start time this week: 9:00am.
Mar 03 AidaThis week, one of the world's most-performed operas, Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida."
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