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May. 31 2020

WBJC OPERAFEST presents: Metropolitan Opera Radio Encore Series 2020

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Metropolitan Opera Radio


Timings are approximate.

May 23, 2020 – Verdi: Rigoletto (performance from 12/7/13) Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Sonya Yoncheva, Matthew Polenzani, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado app. 2 hrs. 30 min.

May 30, 2020 – Verdi: Requiem (performance from 3/28/64) – in memory of Rosalind Elias Leontyne Price, Rosalind Elias, Carlo Bergonzi, Cesare Siepi, conducted by Georg Solti app. 1 hr. 25 min.

June 6, 2020 – Puccini: Manon Lescaut (performance from 12/3/16) Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez, Christopher Maltman, Brindley Sherratt, conducted by Marco Armiliato app. 2 hrs. 30 min.

June 13, 2020 – Bellini: La Sonnambula (performance from 3/29/14) Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Michele Pertusi, conducted by Marco Armiliato app. 2 hrs. 30 min.

June 20, 2020 – Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (performance from October 18, 2014) Starring Ildar Abdrazakov, Amanda Majeski, Marlis Petersen, Isabel Leonard, Peter Mattei Conducted by James Levine app. 3 hrs. 15 min.

June 27, 2020 – Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (performance from January 13, 2018) Starring Ekaterina Semenchuk, Roberto Alagna, George Gagnidze / Danielle Pastin, Roberto Alagna, George Gagnidze, Alexey Lavrov Conducted by Nicola Luisotti app. 2 hrs. 50 min.

July 4, 2020 – Verdi: Falstaff (performance from March 16, 2019) Starring Ambrogio Maestri, Ailyn Pérez, Golda Schultz, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Francesco Demuro, Juan Jesús Rodríguez Conducted by Richard Farnes app. 2 hrs. 25 min.

July 11, 2020 – Strauss: Elektra (performance from March 17, 2018) Starring Christine Goerke, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, Mikhail Petrenko Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin app. 1 hr. 55 min

July 18, 2020 – Rossini: La Donna del Lago (performance from December 19, 2015) Starring Joyce DiDonato, Daniela Barcellona, Lawrence Brownlee, John Osborn Conducted by Michele Mariotti app. 2 hrs. 50 min.

July 25, 2020 – Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (performance from March 23, 2019) Starring Anita Rachvelishvili, Gregory Kunde, Laurent Naouri, Tomasz Konieczny, Günther Groissböck Conducted by Mark Elder app. 2 hrs. 30 min.

August 1, 2020 – Verdi: Luisa Miller (performance from April 14, 2018) Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczala, Plácido Domingo, Alexander Vinogradov, Dmitry Belosselskiy Conducted by Bertrand de Billy app. 2 hrs. 40 min.

August 8, 2020 – Donizetti: Don Pasquale (performance from April 15, 2006) Starring Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego Flórez, Mariusz Kwiecien, Simone Alaimo Conducted by Maurizio Benini App. 2 hrs. 25 min.

August 15, 2020 – Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito (performance from April 20, 2019) Starring Elza van den Heever, Joyce DiDonato, Matthew Polenzani Conducted by Lothar Koenigs App. 2 hrs. 40 min.

August 22, 2020 – Bellini: Norma (performance from December 16, 2017) Starring Angela Meade, Jamie Barton, Joseph Calleja, Matthew Rose Conducted by Joseph Colaneri App. 2 hrs. 50 min.

August 29, 2020 – Massenet: Thaïs (performance from November 11, 2017) Starring Ailyn Pérez, Jean-François Borras, Gerald Finley Conducted by Emmanuel Villaume App. 2 hrs. 30 min.

September 5, 2020 – Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (performance from December 14, 2019) Starring Lise Davidsen, Yusif Eyvazov, Larissa Diadkova, Igor Golovatenko, Alexey Markov Conducted by Vasily Petrenko App. 3 hrs. 10 min.


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