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.”


Saturday, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
on Music Station

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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, February 9, 2019

At The Opera, Monsigny's The King and the Farmer and Mozart's, The Impresario, February 9, 2019

Tune in at 8pm to the French comic opera The King and the Farmer by Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny and Mozarts, The Impresario.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

At The Opera, Puccini Double-Bill: Le Villi (The Faries) and Edgar, February 2, 2019

Tune in at 8pm to hear a rare Puccini double-bill. Puccini's first and second operas, Le Villi and Edgar. Both recordings have all star casts featuring Renata Scotto, Placido Domingo, Carlo Bergonzi and Leo Nucci with Tito Gobbi in a speaking role.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

At The Opera, Donizetti: La Fille Du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment), January 26, 2019

Tune in tonight to hear Donizetti's, The Daughter of the Regiment staring Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland....complete with the aria at the end of act 1 with the 9 high C's for the tenor.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

At The Opera, Pietro Mascagni: Parisina, January 19, 2019

Tune in at 8pm to hear a first on At the Opera, Pietro Mascagni's Parisina.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

At The Opera, George Frideric Handel: Rinaldo, January 12, 2019

Tune in at 8pm to hear George Frideric Handel's opera of 1711, Rinaldo. This seldom performed Baroque opera was Handel's fifth and was a huge success at its premier.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

At The Opera, Verdi: La Forza Del Destino (The Force of Destino) January 5, 2019

Tune in at 8pm to hear Verdi's La Forza Del Destino staring Leontyne Price, Richard Tucker and Robert Merrill recorded in Rome in 1964.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

At The Opera, Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus or The Revenge of the Bat, December 29, 2018

Tune in tonight at 8pm to hear Johann Strauss II Die Fledermaus. A great opera to end the year and be sure and listen to see if you can recognize the special guests singers in Act II.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Holiday Special

This special edition of At The Opera features Sean Bianco's traditional holiday double-bill: La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini and the uplifting seasonal classic Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

At The Opera, Verdi: Un Ballo In Maschera (CETRA 1954) December 15, 2018

Tune in at 8pm to hear a 1954 CETRA recording of Verdi's Un Ballo In Maschera.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

At The Opera, Verdi: Il Trovatore (CETRA 1951) December 8, 2018

Tune in at 8pm to hear Verdi's Il Trovatore staring Giacomo Lauri Volpi recorded in 1951 on CETRA.