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.
Feb 02 Le Comte OryJuan Diego Flórez revives his comic title role in this Rossini bel canto gem.
Jan 26 La RondineKristine Opolais stars in the title role of this romantic, bittersweet comedy by Puccini.
Jan 19 Maria StuardaJoyce DiDonato stars in the title role of "Maria Stuarda," Donizetti’s bel canto tragedy.
Jan 12 Il TrovatoreHear some of Giuseppe Verdi's most memorable music in "Il Trovatore," starring Patricia Racette and Stephanie Blythe. 10 AM start time.
Jan 05 Les TroyensThe Hector Berlioz vast epic,"Les Troyens," with Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Marcello Giordani and Dwayne Croft portraying characters from the Trojan War. NOTE: early start time of 9:00am.
Dec 29 The TempestThomas Adès conducts his 2004 adaptation of the Shakespeare play, "The Tempest."
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.
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