Two magnificent archival broadcasts form the Metropolitan Opera on Classical 101, this Saturday at 1 pm.
We conclude our week long celebration of conductor Georg Solti’s 100th birth anniversary on Symphony @ 7 tonight with his acclaimed recording of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand.
Jules Massenet died 100 years ago. We commemorate this anniversary with one of his last operas, Don Quichotte. Saturday on Stage, Classical 101.
Joyce DiDonato answers questions about opera from the students at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Tulsa, OK.
Discover a wonderful opera, unjustly neglected. The Love of Three Kings (L’amore dei tre re) by Italo Montemezzi.
Listen to Stile Antico sing a motet by Thomas Tallis and forget the world and its problems for five minutes.
What political story would make the best opera? Vietnam? JFK? The 2000 elections?
Donizetti’s Anna Bolena opens the Metropolitan Opera’s 128th season. Anna Netrebko inherits the title role from Maria Callas, Beverly Sills, Leyla Gencer and Joan Sutherland
Sophia Loren’s 1951 film of Aida is fun to remember on the great lady’s birthday.