Tosca Tosca

The opening night of La Scala features a new production of Tosca featuring Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli and Luca Salsi.

on December 07, 2019 at 9:00 AM
The Queen of Spades The Queen of Spades

A second broadcast of the Met’s winter sleeper hit!

on December 05, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Opera tickets to give away Opera tickets to give away

A parterre box reader has had to cancel an opera trip to Germany scheduled from November 29 – December 6 and wants if possible to share his tickets with members of the cher public.

on November 26, 2019 at 2:51 PM
Wozzeck Wozzeck

Alban Berg‘s masterpiece launches the Bayerische Staatsoper’s 2019/2020 STAATSOPER.TV season.

on November 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM
La bohème La bohème

That bohemian opera returns to the airwaves tonight at 7:25 PM.

on November 21, 2019 at 1:22 PM
Le nozze di Figaro Le nozze di Figaro

Listen and discuss, cher public, beginning at 12:55 PM. Photo: Marty Sohl/The Metropolitan Opera

on November 16, 2019 at 10:37 AM
Tristan und Isolde Tristan und Isolde

Christine Goerke and Stephen Gould sing the second act of Wagner’s masterpiece under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda.

on November 15, 2019 at 2:26 PM
Amleto Amleto

Franco Faccio‘s delightfully obscure operatic version of Hamlet, as recorded at Delaware Opera.

on November 09, 2019 at 1:05 PM
Akhnaten Akhnaten

The Metropolitan Opera premiere of Akhnaten begins at 7:55 PM.

on November 08, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Orfeo ed Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice

Gluck’s masterpiece returns to the streamwaves tonight for your listening and chatting pleasure.

on November 01, 2019 at 6:45 PM
Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess

A second helping of The Gershwins’ gorgeous folk opera from the Met.

on October 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Madama Butterfly Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s perennial tearjerker returns to the Met repertoire tonight.

on October 11, 2019 at 3:40 PM
La Gioconda La Gioconda

Met diva of the moment Anna Pirozzi sings the title role in this broadcast from the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.

on October 05, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Turandot Turandot

Join us, cher public and stranger alike, for tonight’s broadcast.

on October 03, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Sunday will never be the same Sunday will never be the same

Surely no one can be surprised to learn that the departure of Plácido Domingo from the Met was the most-read story on parterre box for the month of September.

on October 01, 2019 at 9:24 AM
Porgy and Bess Porgy and Bess

The first livestream of the 2019-2020 Metropolitan Opera Season begins at 5:30 for the cher public’s delight!

on September 23, 2019 at 3:39 PM
Madama Butterfly Madama Butterfly

From the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège. The stream goes live at 2:30 PM.

on September 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Broadcast: Last Night at the Proms Broadcast: Last Night at the Proms

Jamie Barton graces the Last Night at the Proms starting at 2:00 PM EDT.

on September 14, 2019 at 12:26 PM
Anticipation Anticipation

Fire up your calendars, cher public! The quintet of parterre box scribes who will be reviewing New York area performance are ready to share with you their choices for Must See Opera in the fall of 2019! 

on September 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Broadcast: Das Rheingold Broadcast: Das Rheingold

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts this live performance from the Finnish National Opera.

on September 07, 2019 at 11:32 AM
Broadcast: Semiramide Broadcast: Semiramide

An integral performance recorded earlier this month at the Pesaro Festival.

on August 31, 2019 at 11:08 AM
Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte Broadcast: Die Zauberflöte

The Glyndebourne Festival production of Mozart’s comic saga is telecast beginning at 12:30 PM New York time.

on August 04, 2019 at 12:01 PM
Broadcast: Verdi vs. Verdi Broadcast: Verdi vs. Verdi

It’s the cher public’s choice of two Verdian opera this afternoon!

on August 03, 2019 at 10:33 AM
Broadcast: Tristan und Isolde Broadcast: Tristan und Isolde

The live performance from Bayreuth begins at 10:00 AM.

on August 01, 2019 at 9:00 AM