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On this day in 1957 soprano Martha Modl made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Siegfried Brünnhilde.

on January 30, 2023 at 6:00 AM
Aida Aida

Recorded at the Vienna State Opera earlier this month: Anna Netrebko sings her first Aida and Jonas Kaufmann his first Radames at the Vienna State Opera, Elina Garanca makes her long-awaited debut as Amneris, Luca Salsi can be heard as Amonasro.

on January 29, 2023 at 10:49 AM
Your mother should know Your mother should know

On this day in 1977 the Metropolitan Opera broadcast its new production of Meyerbeer’s Le Prophète.

on January 29, 2023 at 6:00 AM
I vespri siciliani I vespri siciliani

This new production of Verdi’s grand opera will star Piero Pretti, Marina Rebeka, Luca Micheletti and Simon Lim.

on January 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM
The royal purple of sovereign glory The royal purple of sovereign glory

On this day in 1903, the Metropolitan Opera presented the company premiere of Verdi’s Ernani.

on January 28, 2023 at 6:00 AM
Everyone sang out Everyone sang out

On this day in 1961 the Metropolitan Opera presented the historic debuts of Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli in Verdi’s Il trovatore.

on January 27, 2023 at 9:36 AM
La traviata La traviata

Ermonela Jaho takes her leave of the role of Violetta at the Met tonight.

on January 26, 2023 at 5:28 PM
Touch of evil Touch of evil

On this day in day in 1973 the Metropolitan Opera revived Verdi’s Macbeth with Martina Arroyo and Sherrill Milnes.

on January 26, 2023 at 8:58 AM
Pearls of great Price Pearls of great Price

Anticipating Leontyne Price’s 96th birthday on February 10, Chris’s Cache presents the American diva in an epic collection of live performances.

on January 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM
Eloquent and finished singing Eloquent and finished singing

On this day in 1961 baritone Eberhard Wächter made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Wolfram in Tannhäuser.

on January 25, 2023 at 6:00 AM
Trapped Trapped

What happens when you attend a performance and it doesn’t engage you? 

on January 24, 2023 at 11:51 AM
Sharp divisions of opinion Sharp divisions of opinion

On this day in 1958 soprano Inge Borkh made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Salome.

on January 24, 2023 at 9:45 AM
Natural woman Natural woman

Joyce DiDonato’s Eden immerses listeners within a centuries-spanning musical meditation that channels the majesty of our natural world.

on January 23, 2023 at 9:51 AM
Beyond reasonable limits Beyond reasonable limits

On this day in 1953 soprano Herva Nelli made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Aida.

on January 23, 2023 at 8:27 AM
For the gods For the gods

Born on this day in 1897 soprano Rosa Ponselle.

on January 22, 2023 at 11:29 AM
L’elisir d’amore L’elisir d’amore

A sunny opera for a gray winter afternoon.

on January 21, 2023 at 11:10 AM