The Last Verista’s Pick of the Week on Met Opera Radio (Sirius/XM):

Monday, March 5, 2012

6:00am: Wagner: Das Rheingold
3/27/1993-Levine; Morris, Schwarz, Wlaschiha, Langridge, Gjevang, Hölle, Koptchak, Hong, Horton Murray, Held, Pampuch, Guyer, Bunnell, White

9:00am: This Month at The Met
Juan Diego Florez, Gerald Finley, Thomas Hampson, Donald Palumbo, Peter Gelb

12:00pm: Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
3/20/1982-Levine; Scotto, Ochman, Elvira, Raimondi

3:00pm: Puccini: Tosca
1/6/1979-Conlon; Verrett, Pavarotti, MacNeil

7:30pm: Donizetti: L’Elisir d’amore (SEASON PREMIERE – LIVE FROM THE MET)
Renzetti; Flórez, Damrau, Corbelli, Kwiecien

12:00am: Verdi: Don Carlo
4/15/1961- Verchi; Corelli, Curtis-Verna, Sereni, Dalis, Hines, Uhde, Arroyo, Sgarro, Wall, Carelli, Nagy

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

6:00 AM ET 9:00 AM ET 12:00 PM ET 3:00 PM ET 7:00 PM ET

6:00am: Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann
2/27/1965-Varviso; Alexander, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, Dooley

9:00am: Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
12/15/1973-Maag; Moffo, Alva, Shane, Hines, Gramm, Di Franco

12:00pm: Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
3/3/2007-Luisi; Hampson, Gheorghiu, Giordani, Furlanetto

3:00pm: Handel: Samson
3/1/1986-Rudel; Vickers, Mitchell, Te Kanawa

7:30pm: Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina (LIVE FROM THE MET) Petrenko; Abdrazakov, Borodina, Kotscherga, Didyk, Galouzine, Gagnidze

12:00 AM ET Beethoven: Fidelio
1/7/1984-Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters,Atherton


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

6:00am: Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
12/18/1999-Levine; Heppner, Eaglen, Ketelsen, Dalayman, Pape

9:00am: Massenet: Thaïs
1/28/1978-Pritchard; Sills, Gibbs, Milnes, Morris

12:00pm: This Month at The Met
Juan Diego Florez, Gerald Finley, Thomas Hampson, Donald Palumbo, Peter Gelb

3:00pm: Gounod: Faust
1/5/1991-Fulton; Leech, Soviero, Morris, Quilico, Quittmeyer

6:00pm: R. Strauss: Salome
2/12/1977-Leinsdorf; Rysanek, Ulfung, Varnay, Bailey, Riegel

9:00pm: Wagner: Das Rheingold
3/27/1993-Levine; Morris, Schwarz, Wlaschiha, Langridge, Gjevang, Hölle, Koptchak, Hong, Horton Murray, Held, Pampuch, Guyer, Bunnell, White


Thursday, March 7, 2012

6:00am: Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
3/20/1982-Levine; Scotto, Ochman, Elvira, Raimondi

9:00am: Puccini: Tosca
1/6/1979-Conlon; Verrett, Pavarotti, MacNeil

12:00pm: Verdi: Don Carlo
4/15/1961- Verchi; Corelli, Curtis-Verna, Sereni, Dalis, Hines, Uhde, Arroyo, Sgarro, Wall, Carelli, Nagy

3:00pm: Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
12/15/1973-Maag; Moffo, Alva, Shane, Hines, Gramm, Di Franco

6:00pm: Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
3/3/2007-Luisi; Hampson, Gheorghiu, Giordani, Furlanetto

9:00pm: Handel: Samson
3/1/1986-Rudel; Vickers, Mitchell, Te Kanawa

12:00 AM ET Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann
2/27/1965-Varviso; Alexander, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, Dooley

As Salome

Friday, March 9, 2012

6:00am: R. Strauss: Salome
2/12/1977-Leinsdorf; Rysanek, Ulfung, Varnay, Bailey, Riegel

9:00am: Beethoven: Fidelio
1/7/1984-Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters, Atherton

12:00pm: Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
12/18/1999-Levine; Heppner, Eaglen, Ketelsen, Dalayman, Pape

6:00pm: This Month at The Met
Juan Diego Florez, Gerald Finley, Thomas Hampson, Donald Palumbo, Peter Gelb

9:00pm: Massenet: Thaïs
1/28/1978-Pritchard; Sills, Gibbs, Milnes, Morris

12:00am: Gounod: Faust
1/5/1991-Fulton; Leech, Soviero, Morris, Quilico, Quittmeyer

Saturday, March 10, 2012

6:00am: Verdi: Don Carlo
4/15/1961- Verchi; Corelli, Curtis-Verna, Sereni, Dalis, Hines, Uhde, Arroyo, Sgarro, Wall, Carelli, Nagy

9:00am: Handel: Samson
3/1/1986-Rudel; Vickers, Mitchell, Te Kanawa

12:00pm: Mozart: Don Giovanni (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Davis; Finley, Rebeka, Terfel, Dehn, Polenzani, Leonard, Shenyang

6:00pm: Wagner: Das Rheingold 3/27/1993-Levine; Morris, Schwarz, Wlaschiha, Langridge, Gjevang, Hölle, Koptchak, Hong, Horton Murray, Held, Pampuch, Guyer, Bunnell, White

9:00pm: Puccini: Tosca
1/6/1979-Conlon; Verrett, Pavarotti, MacNeil

12:00pm: This Month at The Met
Juan Diego Florez, Gerald Finley, Thomas Hampson, Donald Palumbo, Peter Gelb

Sunday, March 11, 2012

6:00am: Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
3/3/2007-Luisi; Hampson, Gheorghiu, Giordani, Furlanetto

9:00am: Gounod: Faust
1/5/1991-Fulton; Leech, Soviero, Morris, Quilico, Quittmeyer

12:00pm: Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann
2/27/1965-Varviso; Alexander, Scovotti, Cvejic, Amara, Dooley

3:00pm: Beethoven: Fidelio
1/7/1984-Tennstedt; Marton, Vickers, Mazura, Plishka, Peters, Atherton

6:00pm: Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
12/15/1973-Maag; Moffo, Alva, Shane, Hines, Gramm, Di Franco

9:00pm: The Met on Record: La Bohème (1947)
Antonicelli; Sayao, Tucker, Benzell, Valentino, Cehanovsky, Moscona

12:00am: Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
3/20/1982-Levine; Scotto, Ochman, Elvira, Raimondi

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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

 

 

The Last Verista’s Pick of the Week on Sirius/XM Radio: Luciano Pavarotti and Aprile Millo in Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”:

One of the greatest power couples of all time:  Millo and Pavarotti

Monday, 11/29
6:00 AM ET Verdi: La Forza del Destino
3/11/2006-Noseda; Voigt, Licitra, Delavan, Ramey, Komlósi, Pons

9:00 AM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale
1/9/1965-Varviso; Corena, Peters, Alva, Guarrera

12:00 PM ET Beethoven: Fidelio
4/10/1982-Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, Atherton

3:00 PM ET Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
12/21/1957-Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines

7:00 PM ET Verdi: Don Carlo (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Nézet-Séguin; Lee, Poplavskaya, Furlanetto, Smirnova, Keenlyside, Halfvarson

12:00 AM ET Ponchielli: La Gioconda
1/5/1980-Patanè; Scotto, Mauro, Nave, Quilico, Giaiotti, Taillon

 

Tuesday, 11/30
6:00 AM ET Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur
2/11/1978-López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico, Vinco 

9:00 AM ET Tan Dun: The First Emperor
1/13/2007-Tan Dun; Domingo, Futral, Groves, Fu, Tian

12:00 PM ET Verdi: Macbeth
4/4/1964-Santi; MacNeil, Dalis, Giaiotti, Morell

3:00 PM ET R. Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
12/9/1989-Perick; Meier, Schunk, Martin, Courtney, Dernesch

8:00 PM ET Bizet: Carmen (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Gardner; Garanča, Jovanovich, Cabell, Relyea

12:00 AM ET Puccini: La Bohème
3/30/1957-Kozma; Kirsten, Tucker, Hurley, Bastianini, Siepi

Wednesday, 12/1
6:00 AM ET Verdi: Il Trovatore
1/21/1989-Levine; Pavarotti, Millo, Milnes, Cossotto, Plishka

9:00 AM ET Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro
1/28/1995-Levine; Alaimo, Upshaw, Croft, Vaness, Ziegler, Loup

12:00 PM ET Wagner: Parsifal
4/9/1960-Leinsdorf; Liebl, Harshaw, Uhde, Hines, Pechner

6:00 PM ET Beethoven: Fidelio
4/10/1982-Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, Atherton

9:00 PM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale
1/9/1965-Varviso; Corena, Peters, Alva, Guarrera

12:00 AM ET Verdi: La Forza del Destino
3/11/2006-Noseda; Voigt, Licitra, Delavan, Ramey, Komlósi, Pons

The incomparable voice of molten gold

Thursday, 12/2
6:00 AM ET Ponchielli: La Gioconda
1/5/1980-Patanè; Scotto, Mauro, Nave, Quilico, Giaiotti, Taillon 

9:00 AM ET Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
12/21/1957-Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines

12:00 PM ET Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur
2/11/1978-López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico, Vinco

3:00 PM ET Puccini: La Bohème
3/30/1957-Kozma; Kirsten, Tucker, Hurley, Bastianini, Siepi

8:00 PM ET Mozart: Così fan tutte (LIVE FROM THE MET)
Christie; Persson, Breslik, Leonard, Gunn, de Niese, Shimell

12:00 AM ET Tan Dun: The First Emperor
1/13/2007-Tan Dun; Domingo, Futral, Groves, Fu, Tian

From “Ballo in Maschera”

Friday, 12/3
6:00 AM ET Verdi: Macbeth
4/4/1964-Santi; MacNeil, Dalis, Giaiotti, Morell 

9:00 AM ET R. Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
12/9/1989-Perick; Meier, Schunk, Martin, Courtney, Dernesch

12:00 PM ET Verdi: La Forza del Destino
3/11/2006-Noseda; Voigt, Licitra, Delavan, Ramey, Komlósi, Pons

3:00 PM ET Wagner: Parsifal
4/9/1960-Leinsdorf; Liebl, Harshaw, Uhde, Hines, Pechner

9:00 PM ET Verdi: Il Trovatore
1/21/1989-Levine; Pavarotti, Millo, Milnes, Cossotto, Plishka

12:00 AM ET Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro
1/28/1995-Levine; Alaimo, Upshaw, Croft, Vaness, Ziegler, Loup

Saturday, 12/4
6:00 AM ET Beethoven: Fidelio
4/10/1982-Haitink; Meier, Sooter, Roar, Macurdy, Blegen, Atherton 

9:00 AM ET Puccini: La Bohème
3/30/1957-Kozma; Kirsten, Tucker, Hurley, Bastianini, Siepi

12:00 PM ET Tan Dun: The First Emperor
1/13/2007-Tan Dun; Domingo, Futral, Groves, Fu, Tian

3:00 PM ET Donizetti: Don Pasquale
1/9/1965-Varviso; Corena, Peters, Alva, Guarrera

6:00 PM ET Ponchielli: La Gioconda
1/5/1980-Patanè; Scotto, Mauro, Nave, Quilico, Giaiotti, Taillon

9:00 PM ET Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
12/21/1957-Rudolf; Guarrera, Peters, Valletti, Corena, Hines

12:00 AM ET Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur
2/11/1978-López-Cobos; Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Quilico, Vinco

The Greatest

Sunday, 12/5
6:00 AM ET Wagner: Parsifal
4/9/1960-Leinsdorf; Liebl, Harshaw, Uhde, Hines, Pechner 

12:00 PM ET Verdi: Il Trovatore
1/21/1989-Levine; Pavarotti, Millo, Milnes, Cossotto, Plishka

3:00 PM ET Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro
1/28/1995-Levine; Alaimo, Upshaw, Croft, Vaness, Ziegler, Loup

6:00 PM ET Verdi: Macbeth
4/4/1964-Santi; MacNeil, Dalis, Giaiotti, Morell

9:00 PM ET The Met on Record: Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Rudolf; Steber, Tucker, Valdengo, Madeira, De Paolis, Cehanovsky

12:00 AM ET R. Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
12/9/1989-Perick; Meier, Schunk, Martin, Courtney, Dernesch