(Mozart) Metropolitan Opera production with Edo de Waart, conductor, and Erwin Schrott, Danielle de Niese, Rachel Willis-Sorensen, Mariusz Kwiecien, Serena Malfi and the Met Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
Afternoon at the Opera
Saturdays at noon on WILL-FM
Note: 11 am start this week. (Wagner) Metropolitan Opera production with conductor James Levine and Michael Volle, Johan Botha, Anette Dasch and the Met Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
(Rossini) Metropolitan Opera production with Michele Mariotti, conductor, and Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee, Christopher Maltman and the Met Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
(Rossini) Rissi, conductor, with Bills, Siragusa, Lepore, Romeu and the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna. After the Opera: Massenet: DON QUICHOTTE.
(Verdi) Muti, conductor, with Salsi, Serjan, Belosselskiy, Meli and the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. After the Opera: d'Albert: TIEFLAND.
(Picker) Manahan, conductor, with Curran, Bowers, Schuman, Isiguen and the Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra. After the Opera: Spontini: LA VESTALE.
(Donizetti) Crutchfield, conductor, with Meade, Mumford, Angelini, Stamboglis and the Orchestra of St. Luke's and Bel Canto Young Artists and Apprentices. After the Opera: R. Strauss: THE LOVE OF DANAE.
(DiChiera) Flint, conductor, with Pop as Cyrano, Partridge as Roxane, Sola as Christian, and the Michigan Opera Theatre Chorus and Orchestra. After the opera: R. Strauss: THE LOVE OF DANAE.
(Kern) San Francisco Opera production with Demain, conductor, and Stober, Simpson, Irwin and the San Francisco Opera and Chorus.
John Frayne and Roger Cooper play your favorite opera arias.