In response to readers’ requests, here’s the 2009-2010 Met Sirius/XM broadcast schedule, in printable form.
Presenting just for you, cher public, the complete Sirius/XM Metropolitan Opera broadcast schedule for 2009-1010. Performances on dates highlighted in bold will also be streamed via RealNetworks from the Met’s website. Season premieres are marked with (P).
Obviously you are going to want to chat about some of these broadcasts, so let La Cieca know in the comments which look the most gabworthy. Read more »
Following is the schedule for the Sunday afternoon/evening listening/viewing marathon. Chat away in the comments section, cher public!
Cue up your MetPlayer for a 3:00 pm start for La sonnambula (Broadcast March 30, 1963). You are invited to discuss this performance in the comments section below.
Cher public, here’s the schedule for group listening/viewing of the MetPlayer on Saturday and Sunday:
As if we ever “came to order” around here! But anyway, La Cieca is throwing the floor open for a Listening and Viewing Orgy next weekend, when the MetPlayer will offer a three-day free preview. MetPlayer offers streaming of over 200 Met broadcasts and telecasts from 1937 to the present, including 20 in HD.Â The free preview will begin at 5:00 pm EST on Friday, May 1. So what La Cieca has in mind is to select via popular vote somewhere between three and five of the MetPlayer selections, then schedule times for everyone to tune in together to each [...]
And now, the last installment of the Met’s broadcast Ring: GÃ¶tterdÃ¤mmerung. Listen at noon EDT on Sirius, RealNetworks or your favorite internet radio station. Online: the libretto and the vocal score. Discuss. And don’t forget to check out La Cieca’s Amazon Deal of the Day: Hans Knappertsbusch conducts Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Bayreuth 1956), prices starting as low as $38.68.
A sharp-eyed member of the cher public writes: I attended a performance of Damnation of Faust (with a magnificent Polenzani and Ketelsen) in St. Louis this past Saturday night. When I arrived, there was Christine Brewer in the lobby looking quite well. No cane, no walker, no crutches, no limp, no nothing. I walked up to her and said “sure missed you on the Siegfried broadcast today, how are you?” She replied “I’m just fine” and winked.Â Â Backstage after the performance the same exchange happened around a dozen times between Ms. Brewer and several others. I watched her for a [...]
The Met broadcasts Wagner’s Siegfried this afternoon. Discuss. Listen at noon EDT on Sirius or RealNetworks or your favorite internet radio station. Online: the libretto and the vocal score. And check out La Cieca’s Amazon Deal of the Day: the complete 1953 Bayreuth Ring conducted by Clemens Krauss, priced as low as $39.87!
The Met broadcasts Wagner’s Die WalkÃ¼re this afternoon, featuring IrÃ©ne Theorin‘s BrÃ¼nnhilde. Discuss. Listen at noon EDT on Sirius, RealNetworks or on the Metropolitan Opera International Broadcast network. (More streaming radio stations may be found at operacast.com.) Online you will also find the libretto and a vocal score to this music drama.