Tune in at 8pm to hear an all star 1957 recording of Giuseppe Verdi's last opera Falstaff. Falstaff will be followed by a special opera double-bill of Puccini's Suor Angelica.
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Saturday, September 4, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear Giuseppe Verdi's penultimate opera Otello staring Mario del Monaco and Renata Tebaldi recorded in 1961.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear the lighthearted comic masterpiece Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart. This 1989 recording stars Karita Mattila, Anne Sofie von Otter, Thomas Allen, Francisco Araiza and Jose van Dam.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to Richard Wagner's Der Fliegende Hollander staring Simon Estes followed by an excerpt of my interview with Mr. Estes from 2018.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear a 1951 CETRA recording of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra staring Paolo Silveri, Antonietta Sella and Carlo Bergonzi.
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear At the Opera's first broadcast of Donizetti's La Favorita "The Favorite". This 1974 recording stars Fiorenza Cossotto and Luciano Pavarotti.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear François-Adrien Boieldieu's La Dame Blanche or The White Lady staring Nicolai Gedda recorded live in 1964. This opera is making its broadcast debut on At the Opera so don't miss this seldom performed French comic opera.
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to hear The Death of Klinghoffer by minimalist composer John Adams.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Tune in at 8pm to Puccini's masterpiece Madama Butterfly. This 1958 recording stars Renata Tebaldi and Carlo Bergonzi and was conducted by the great Italian maestro Tullio Serafin.