Opera on WRTI

Saturday, 1 to 5 pm

WRTI brings you top performances from some of the finest opera companies in the world, every week of the year! In addition to the full season of opera from The Metropolitan Opera, you'll hear performances from the Academy of Vocal Arts, Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and more.

LA Opera:

August 2, 1 to 3:30 pm,
Benjamin Britten: BILLY BUDD

August 9, 1 to 3:30 pm
Gaetano Donizetti: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

August 16, 1 to 3:15 pm
Jules Massenet: THAIS

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August 10, 2013

1:00 PM
FLYING DUTCHMAN
Artist : THE DUTCHMAN: Tómas Tómasson; SENTA: Elisabete Matos; ERIK: Corey Bix; DALAND: James Creswell; THE STEERSMAN: Matthew Plenk; MARY: Ronnita Nicole Miller
Album :
Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 55179 CD
Conductor : James Conlon
Orchestra : LA Opera Orchestra
Label : recorded in performance

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The Metropolitan Opera
7:40 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Giuseppe Verdi: LA TRAVIATA on April 14th

Be sure to join us on Saturday, April 14th, from 1 to 4 pm, for Giuseppe Verdi's eternally popular opera La Traviata - the tale of a conflicted courtesan, her devoted lover, and his disapproving father.

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The Metropolitan Opera
11:57 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Jules Massenet: MANON on April 7th

Join us on Saturday, April 7th from **12 noon to 4 pm (note early start time) when soprano Anna Netrebko sings the title role in Massenet's MANON. Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met's Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium. Sung in French.

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The Metropolitan Opera
1:11 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Gaetano Donizetti: L'ELISIR D'AMORE on March 31st

Join us this Saturday, March 31st at 1 pm for the Metropolitan Opera's production of L'Elisir d'Amore. Donizetti’s melodic classic is well served by a quartet of bel canto stars: Juan Diego Flórez and Diana Damrau are the unlikely lovers, Mariusz Kwiecien the vainglorious sergeant, and Alessandro Corbelli the dispenser of the elixir.

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