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Parsifal Parsifal

Starring Waltraud Meier, Siegfried Jerusalem, Bernd Weikl and Kurt Moll, conducted by James Levine. From March 28, 1992.

on August 07, 2020 at 5:21 PM
Madama Butterfly Madama Butterfly

Starring Kristine Opolais, Maria Zifchak, Roberto Alagna and Dwayne Croft, conducted by Karel Mark Chichon. From April 2, 2016.

on August 06, 2020 at 3:49 PM
Poisons of interest Poisons of interest

Trove Thursday uncovered two broadcasts of Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia that share a fascinating nexus: in each an enduring superstar tenor—José Carreras/Alfredo Kraus—is poisoned by a soon-to-vanish rising-star soprano—Vasso Papantoniou/Margarita Castro-Alberty.

on August 06, 2020 at 9:00 AM
A pride of Leos A pride of Leos

Born on this day in 1619 soprano Barbara Strozzi.

on August 06, 2020 at 1:00 AM
Simon Boccanegra Simon Boccanegra

Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Plácido Domingo, Vladimir Chernov and Robert Lloyd, conducted by James Levine. From January 26, 1995.

on August 05, 2020 at 5:47 PM
A mighty woman with a torch A mighty woman with a torch

On this day in 1884 the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid on Bedloe’s Island.

on August 05, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Les Contes d’Hoffmann Les Contes d’Hoffmann

Starring Erin Morley, Hibla Gerzmava, Kate Lindsey, Christine Rice, Vittorio Grigolo and Thomas Hampson, conducted by Yves Abel. From January 31, 2015.

on August 04, 2020 at 4:27 PM
Der Rosenkavalier Der Rosenkavalier

Camilla Nylund, Günther Groissböck, Michèle Losier and Nadine Sierra star, under the baton of Zubin Mehta.

on August 04, 2020 at 12:19 PM
Inside, outside Inside, outside

“While Renée Fleming performed without an audience, DG Stage offered Puccini’s beloved melodrama Tosca before an outdoor crowd in Naples.”

on August 04, 2020 at 9:16 AM
Call me Debbie Call me Debbie

Happy 60th birthday soprano Deborah Voigt.

on August 04, 2020 at 8:19 AM
The Magic Flute The Magic Flute

Or, frankly, TBA. If you of the cher public can come up with something more interesting than this dreary Flute, La Cieca would be more than happy to go with that.

on August 03, 2020 at 5:18 PM
“Sing your age” “Sing your age”

Happy 61st birthday baritone Simon Keenlyside.

on August 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Die Walküre Die Walküre

Starring Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jamie Barton, Stuart Skelton, Greer Grimsley and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Philippe Jordan. From March 30, 2019.

on August 02, 2020 at 2:24 PM
Day at the museum Day at the museum

Renée Fleming presented a satisfyingly eclectic and quietly daring program of songs and arias, an interesting timestamp on a career that, despite its crepuscular vibe, seems as active as ever.

on August 02, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Transcendental Transcendental

Happy 83rd birthday soprano Gundula Janowitz.

on August 02, 2020 at 9:18 AM
Ernani Ernani

Starring Leona Mitchell, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes and Ruggero Raimondi, conducted by James Levine. From December 17, 1983.

on August 01, 2020 at 5:24 PM