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May. 31 2020

WBJC OPERAFEST presents: Metropolitan Opera Radio Encore Series 2020

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Metropolitan Opera Radio UPCOMING ENCORE BROADCASTS – 1PM SATURDAYS 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, […]

Mar. 12 2020

Regarding Met Opera broadcasts – COVID19

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UPDATE: The Met has decided to feed stations pre-recorded performances for the remainder of the season Dear Colleagues and Partners, In light of the circumstances involving the COVID-19 virus and in consultation with the office of the Mayor, the Metropolitan Opera has canceled all performances and rehearsals through March 31, effective immediately, including this Saturday’s […]

Mar. 06 2020

05/09/20- Maria Stuarda- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Maria Stuarda GAETANO DONIZETTI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  2 HRS 29 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Soprano Diana Damrau, following her triumph as Violetta in last season’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata, stars as the martyred Mary, Queen of Scots, in Donizetti’s bel canto showcase. Star mezzo-soprano […]

Mar. 05 2020

05/02/20- Kata Kabanova- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Káťa Kabanová LEOŠ JANÁČEK ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  2 HRS 15 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN CZECH photo credit:   / Met Opera Janáček’s gripping domestic drama makes a rare appearance on the Met stage, its first since 2005. The soaring soprano Susanna Phillips sings the title role, a young woman forced by fate […]

Mar. 04 2020

04/25/20- Turandot- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Turandot GIACOMO PUCCINI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 10 MINS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Two of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke and Nina Stemme, reprise their fierce portrayals of the title princess. Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Carlo Rizzi take the podium to conduct Franco Zeffirelli’s […]

Mar. 03 2020

04/18/20- Simon Boccanegra- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Simon Boccanegra GIUSEPPE VERDI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 20 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Audience favorite Ailyn Pérez takes on the touching role of Amelia Grimaldi, with legendary baritone Carlos Álvarez returning to the Met for the first time in more than a decade in […]

Mar. 02 2020

04/11/20- Tosca- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Tosca GIACOMO PUCCINI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS, 2 intermissions SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Soprano Anna Netrebko, whom the New York Times hailed as “magnificent” when she made her role debut as Tosca in 2018, returns as Puccini’s explosive diva, back by popular demand. Tenors Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Brian Jagde […]

Mar. 01 2020

04/04/20- Orfeo ed Euridice- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Orfeo ed Euridice CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  1 HRS 30 MINS, 0 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Mark Morris’s spirited take on the ancient Orpheus myth stars mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Orfeo, the grieving lover on a quest through the underworld. Soprano Hei-Kyung Hong sings the […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/28/20- Werther- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera Werther JULES MASSENET ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS, 1 intermission SUNG IN FRENCH photo credit:   / Met Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Massenet’s tragedy, a perfect vehicle for outstanding tenors, starring Piotr Beczała, who certainly fits the bill. The magnificent mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is Charlotte, the object of Werther’s misguided affections, alongside […]

Feb. 01 2020

03/21/20- La Cenerentola- 1pm

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The Metropolitan Opera La Cenerentola GIOACHINO ROSSINI ESTIMATED RUN TIME:  3 HRS 20 MINS, 1 intermission SUNG IN ITALIAN photo credit:   / Met Opera Rossini’s effervescent take on the Cinderella story returns, with rising star mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught in the title role and tenor sensation Javier Camarena as her Prince Charming. James Gaffigan conducts the […]

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