The Last Verista’s “Pick of the Week” for Jan 17-23: Samuel Barber’s “Vanessa” from 1958 with Eleanor Steber


Eleanor Steber

 

Monday, 1/17
6:00 AM ET Barber: Vanessa
2/1/1958-Mitropoulos; Steber, Gedda, Elias, Resnik, Tozzi

9:00 AM ET Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
1/28/1989-Levine; Ramey, Norman

12:00 PM ET R. Strauss: Salome
1/5/1974-Levine; Bumbry, Ulfung, Resnik, Shadur, Lewis

3:00 PM ET Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
2/25/2006-Villaume; Forbis, Borodina, Lafont

6:00 PM ET Dvorák: Rusalka
12/11/1993-Fiore; Benacková, Heppner, Martin, Toczyska, Koptchak

9:00 PM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale

3/22/1980-Rescigno; Trimarchi, Peters, Rendall, Duesing

12:00 PM ET Verdi: Macbeth
2/3/1973-Molinari-Pradelli; Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini

Steber and Elias in Vanessa

 

Tuesday, 1/18
6:00 AM ET Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore
1/21/1995-Müller; Swenson, Hadley, Oswald, Plishka

9:00 AM ET Verdi: Aida
12/26/1970-Cleva; Arroyo, McCracken, Bumbry, Colzani, Flagello

12:00 PM ET Mozart: Così fan tutte
3/15/1997-Isepp; Vaness, Croft, Graham, Gunn, McLaughlin

3:00 PM ET Puccini: La Bohème
1/16/1982-Levine; Stratas, Carreras, Scotto, Stilwell, Monk, Morris

6:00 PM ET Wagner: Parsifal
4/14/1979-Levine; Vickers, Ludwig, Weikl, Talvela, Shinall, Plishka

12:00 AM ET Barber: Vanessa
2/1/1958-Mitropoulos; Steber, Gedda, Elias, Resnik, Tozzi

Wednesday, 1/19
6:00 AM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale
3/22/1980-Rescigno; Trimarchi, Peters, Rendall, Duesing

9:00 AM ET Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
2/25/2006-Villaume; Forbis, Borodina, Lafont

12:00 PM ET Dvorák: Rusalka
12/11/1993-Fiore; Benacková, Heppner, Martin, Toczyska, Koptchak

3:00 PM ET Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
1/28/1989-Levine; Ramey, Norman

8:00 PM ET Verdi: La Traviata (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Noseda; Poplavskaya, Polenzani, Dobber

12:00 AM ET R. Strauss: Salome
1/5/1974-Levine; Bumbry, Ulfung, Resnik, Shadur, Lewis

Rosalind Elias

 

Thursday, 1/20
6:00 AM ET Verdi: Macbeth
2/3/1973-Molinari-Pradelli; Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini

9:00 AM ET Puccini: La Bohème
1/16/1982-Levine; Stratas, Carreras, Scotto, Stilwell, Monk, Morris

12:00 PM ET Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore
1/21/1995-Müller; Swenson, Hadley, Oswald, Plishka

3:00 PM ET Barber: Vanessa
2/1/1958-Mitropoulos; Steber, Gedda, Elias, Resnik, Tozzi

8:00 PM ET Verdi: Simon Boccanegra (SEASON PREMIERE – LIVE FROM THE MET)
Levine; Hvorostovsky, Frittoli, Vargas, Furlanetto

12:00 AM ET Mozart: Così fan tutte
3/15/1997-Isepp; Vaness, Croft, Graham, Gunn, McLaughlin

Friday, 1/21
Happy 70th Birthday, Plácido Domingo!

6:00 AM ET Giordano: Andrea Chénier
3/26/1977-Levine; Domingo, Arroyo, MacNeil, Kraft, Love, Chookasian

9:00 AM ET Puccini: Manon Lescaut
3/29/1980-Levine; Scotto, Domingo, Elvira, Capecchi

12:00 PM ET Verdi: Stiffelio
3/5/1994-Levine; Domingo, Sweet, Chernov, Plishka, Riberi, Lattimore

3:00 PM ET Wagner: Lohengrin
2/16/1985-Levine; Domingo, Tomowa-Sinto, Martin, McIntyre

9:00 PM ET Verdi: Otello (SIRIUS XM Premiere)
10/13/1995-Levine; Domingo, Fleming, Morris, Bunnell, Croft

12:00 AM ET Bizet: Carmen
3/22/1986-Levine; Ewing, Domingo, Malfitano, Devlin

Saturday, 1/22
6:00 AM ET Wagner: Parsifal
4/14/1979-Levine; Vickers, Ludwig, Weikl, Talvela, Shinall, Plishka

1:00 PM ET Verdi: Rigoletto (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Arrivabeni, Meoni, Calleja, Machaidze, Kocán, Chávez

6:00 PM ET Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
2/25/2006-Villaume; Forbis, Borodina, Lafont

9:00 PM ET Verdi: Aida
12/26/1970-Cleva; Arroyo, McCracken, Bumbry, Colzani, Flagello

12:00 AM ET Dvorák: Rusalka
12/11/1993-Fiore; Benacková, Heppner, Martin, Toczyska, Koptchak

Sunday, 1/23
6:00 AM ET R. Strauss: Salome
1/5/1974-Levine; Bumbry, Ulfung, Resnik, Shadur, Lewis

9:00 AM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale
3/22/1980-Rescigno; Trimarchi, Peters, Rendall, Duesing

12:00 PM ET Verdi: Macbeth
2/3/1973-Molinari-Pradelli; Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini

3:00 PM ET Live from Carnegie Hall: The Met Orchestra
Mozart: Serenade in D Major, K. 320, “Posthorn”
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Levine; DeYoung, O’Neill

9:00 PM ET The Met on Record: Puccini: Madama Butterfly (1956)
Mitropoulos; Kirsten, Barioni, Miller, Harvuot, De Paolis

12:00 AM ET Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
1/28/1989-Levine; Ramey, Norman

 

 

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