Archive for the ‘Operafest’ Category

May. 13 2022

5-13-22 Maryland Lyric Opera Don Carlo Interview with Maestro Louis Salemno

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Operafest | Comments Off on 5-13-22 Maryland Lyric Opera Don Carlo Interview with Maestro Louis Salemno

I love Verdi’s Don Carlo and spending a few minutes speaking with Maestro Louis Salemno about his favorite opera was time very well spent.  Don Carlo is at the Music Center at Strathmore 5/13 & 15.  For information MDLO.org.  The recording I used is the amazing Giulini EMI recording…You can hear more on the Opera […]

Nov. 22 2021

2021-2022 Metropolitan Opera Schedule

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on 2021-2022 Metropolitan Opera Schedule

All broadcasts at 1 PM Eastern Time except as noted December 4, 2021 Aucoin’s Eurydice – Network Broadcast- Premiere Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Erin Morley (Eurydice), Joshua Hopkins (Orpheus), Jakub Józef Orliński (Orpheus’s Double), Nathan Berg (Father), Barry Banks (Hades) December 11 Puccini’s Tosca Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Sondra Radvanovsky (Tosca), Brian Jagde (Cavaradossi), Evgeny Nikitin (Scarpia), Patrick Carfizzi (Sacristan) December 18 Mozart’s The […]

Sep. 01 2021

WBJC Operafest 9/11/21-11/27/21

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on WBJC Operafest 9/11/21-11/27/21

September 11, 2021 OPERA: Tancredi (in Italian) COMPOSER: Gioachino Rossini LIBRETTO: Gaetano Rossi VENUE: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM PRESENTING COMPANY: Opera Southwest CAST: Tancredi Heather Johnson Amenaide Lindsay Ohse Argirio Heath Huberg Orbazzano Matthew Curran Isaura Madelyn Wanner Roggiero Chelsea Duval-Major ENSEMBLE: Opera Southwest Orchestra CHORUS: Opera Southwest Chorus STAGE DIRECTOR: David Bartholemew […]

Jun. 04 2021

WBJC Operafest Schedule 6/12/21-9/4/21

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on WBJC Operafest Schedule 6/12/21-9/4/21

All operas air at 1pm on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted on the listing. Haymarket Opera Company JUNE 12 Acis and Galatea & Apollo e Dafne / Handel (Double-Bill) Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Royal Opera (UK) JUNE 19 Tosca / Puccini JUNE 26 Les vêpres siciliennes / Verdi JULY 3 Don Giovanni / Mozart […]

Nov. 30 2020

Metropolitan Opera 2020-2021 Broadcast Schedule

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on Metropolitan Opera 2020-2021 Broadcast Schedule

TOLL BROTHERS–METROPOLITAN OPERA INTERNATIONAL RADIO NETWORK 2020-21 SATURDAY MATINEE BROADCAST SEASON All broadcasts at 1 PM Eastern Time December 5, 2020 @1 PM Prokofiev’s War and Peace Performance from March 2, 2002 Valery Gergiev; Anna Netrebko (Natasha Rostova), Ekaterina Semenchuk (Sonya), Elena Obraztsova (Mme. Akhrosimova), Gegam Grigorian (Count Pierre Bezukhov), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Prince Andrei), Vassily Gerello […]

Nov. 24 2020

The Met Returns!

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Met Opera, Operafest | Comments Off on The Met Returns!

Dear Radio Network Partners, I am very pleased to present the line-up for the 2020-21 Saturday Matinee Radio broadcast season of special encore broadcasts – our 90th consecutive broadcast season on the radio. […] These encore broadcasts will feature new commentary and intermission content from host Mary Jo Heath and commentator Ira Siff, including new artist […]

Oct. 30 2020

WBJC Operafest schedule 11/7/20-11/28/20

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November 7, 2020 @1pm OPERA: Double-Bill: Scalia/Ginsburg & Trial by Jury VENUE: The Grand (Wilmington, DE) PRESENTING COMPANY: OperaDelaware FIRST BILL: Scalia/Ginsburg (in English) COMPOSER: Derrick Wang LIBRETTO: Derrick Wang DIRECTOR: Fenlon Lamb CAST: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Jennifer Zetlan, soprano Justice Antonin Scalia Brian Cheney, tenor Commentator Ben Wager, bass-baritone SECOND BILL: Trial by […]

Sep. 08 2020

WBJC Operafest schedule 9/12/20-10/31/20

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September 12 @ 1pm OPERA: Cosi fan tutte (in Italian) COMPOSER: Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLIBRETTO: Lorenzo Da PonteVENUE: Lyric Opera HouseOPERA COMPANY Lyric Opera of Chicago CAST:Fiordiligi: Ana María MartínezDorabella: Marianne CrebassaFerrando: Andrew StensonGuglielmo: Joshua HopkinsDon Alfonso: Alessandro CorbelliDespina: Elena Tsallagova CONDUCTOR: James GaffiganDIRECTOR: John CoxENSEMBLE: Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago Approx. Length: […]

May. 31 2020

WBJC OPERAFEST presents: Metropolitan Opera Radio Encore Series 2020

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Met Opera, Old Met, Operafest | 2 Comments

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, […]

Sep. 26 2019

WBJC Operafest schedule 10/5/19-11/30/19

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(subject to change) Music of the Baroque October 5  –  Judas Maccabaeus / Handel October 12 – Israel in Egypt / Handel October 19  –   Fund Drive OperaDelaware October 26  – Il Tabarro; Suor Angelica / Puccini November 2  –   Gianni Schicchi; Buoso’s Ghost / Puccini; Ching November 9   –  Amleto / Faccio Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra November 16   – Marriage of Figaro […]

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