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
Die tote Stadt (German for The Dead City) is an opera in three acts by Erich Wolfgang Korngold to a libretto by Paul Schott, a collective pseudonym for the composer and his father, Julius Korngold; it is based on the 1903 translation by Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski of the 1892 novel Bruges-la-Morte by Georges Rodenbach.
Die tote Stadt had its premiere on December 4, 1920, Korngold was just 23 years old. This 1975 recording stars Rene Kollo and Carol Neblett. Erich Leinsdorf conducts.
January 28, 2023
January 21, 2023
February 4, 2023