Tune in at 8pm to hear a tribute to the passing of Italian soprano Mirella Freni followed by the feature opera, Offenbach's La Belle Helene.
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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, February 15, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear the most famous operatic double-bill, Cavalleria Rusticana conducted by the composer in 1938 and Pagliacci recorded in Tokyo in 1961. Both of these historic recordings are live!
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear the rarely performed opera by Vincenzo Bellini, Il Pirata (The Pirate) performed live in 1959 staring Maria Callas and Pier Miranda Ferraro.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear Puccini's operatic tragedy Madama Butterfly staring Renata Tebaldi and Carlo Bergonzi recorded in 1960.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear Giuseppe Verdi's penultimate opera, Otello staring Mario Del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi and Aldo Protti.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear Richard Wagner's Tannhauser recorded in 1971 with Rene Kollo in the title role and conducted by Sir Georg Solti.
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Tune in at 8pm to hear the very funny and lighthearted The Barber of Seville by Rossini staring Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, Samuel Ramey and Susanne Mentzer.
Saturday, December 28, 2019
Tune in to hear the last broadcast of 2019 with a delightful recording of Johann Strauss II Die Fledermaus. Lift your glass and toast to the new year with this audience favorite with an all star cast featuring Kiri Te Kanawa.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
At The Opera, Puccini's La Boheme, Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors and Holiday Potpourri, December 21, 2019
Tune in at 8pm to hear our annual holiday presentation of Puccini's La Boheme, Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors and a special Holiday Potpourri.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Tune in at 8pm to hear the thrilling opera by Giuseppe Verdi, Il Trovatore or The Troubadour. This exciting 1956 recording stars Giuseppe Di Stefano and Maria Callas.