The Metropolitan Opera
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.
Mar 23 La Forza del DestinoA Met Opera archive performance from 1977 of Verdi's "La Forza Del Destino" starring Leontyne Price and Placido Domingo.
Feb 23 CarmenThe Met’s hit production of Bizet’s "Carmen" stars Anita Rachvelishvili, who made a sensational Met debut in the title role in 2010. Starts at 10:00 AM.
Feb 16 RigolettoDirector Michael Mayer has placed his new production of Verdi’s towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960—an ideal setting for this eternal conflict of depravity and innocence.
Feb 09 L'Elisir d'AmoreAnna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in one of the greatest comic gems in opera. 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
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.
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