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I want to livecast!

Our Own JJ returns to the webwaves tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 EDT for a very special parterre saturday afternoon: Gounod’s Faust starring the 1980s dream cast of Diana Soviero, Neil Shicoff, Samuel Ramey and Richard Stilwell, with Edoardo Mueller conducting. Plus, during the intermission, enjoy an exclusive two-part video interview with contemporary dream tenor Michael Fabiano.

parterre saturday afternoon: Beverly Sills in concert

This afternoon’s program (beginning at 2:00 PM sharp) offers the ebullient diva at her peak in 1969-1972, in music by Mozart, R. Strauss and Meyerbeer. Read more »

Cross my heart

Majestic Magda Olivero is heard in one her her high-voltage signature roles, Giordano’s Fedora, opposite a tenor half her age, Giuseppe Giacomini, as Loris. That’s today on parterre saturday afternoon, starting at 2:00 pm. Read more »

Touched by an angel

The luminous Gundula Janowitz makes a rare if not downright unique appearance as Elisabeth in Wagner’s Tannhäuser on today’s episode of parterre saturday afternoon starting at 2:00 PM. Rene Kollo, Wolfgang Brendel and Mignon Dunn also star in this 1972 performance conducted by Wolfgang SawallischRead more »

‘La traviata’ on a parterre saturday afternoon

Today at 2:00 PM, Our Own JJ presents the “other” great Maria Callas Traviata from 1958, the glorious performance of June 20, 1958 at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

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The princess diaries

Today on parterre saturday afternoon: a live recording of Strauss’s Salome featuring the very starry quartet of Gwyneth Jones, Hans Hopf, Bernd Weikl and Martha Mödl!

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Rainy afternoon

Brighten up a wet, gray day with this afternoon’s edition of parterre saturday afternoon starting at 2:00 PM EDT.

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