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MET Broadcast Opener

12/12/09 12:28PM By Peter Fox Smith

[photo by Paul Masck]
VPR is pleased to be your home for the Metropolitan Opera, and the new season of live broadcasts begins this weekend! Listen to VPR Classical this Saturday afternoon at 12:30 as the Met presents Puccini's Il trittico (The Triptych), featuring New Hampshire native Patricia Racette in the leading role for all three operas.

Later productions this season include Renee Fleming as the sorceress Armida in Rossini's adaptation of the classic story - and Russian soprano Anna Netrebko in Offebnach's The Tales of Hoffmann.  

You can see the schedule for the whole Met broadcast season here.

Playlist

12:28pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

12:36pm

Il tabarro
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
Soloists: Patricia Racette, soprano ; Salvatore Licitra, tenor ; Željko Luĉić, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2009
 
 

2:03pm

Suor Angelica
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
Soloists: Patricia Racette, soprano ; Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano ; Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2009
 
 

3:30pm

Gianni Schicchi
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
Soloists: Patricia Racette, soprano ; Saimir Pirgu, tenor ; Alessandro Corbelli, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2009
 
 

4:28pm

Mignon: "Ah, non credevi tu"
Composer: Ambroise Thomas
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:31pm

Mignon: "Addio, Mignon"
Composer: Ambroise Thomas
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:34pm

Les pêcheurs de perles: "Mi par d'udir"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:37pm

Don Pasquale: Serenade
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:41pm

Les pêcheurs de perles: "Au fond du temple saint"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor ; Benvenuto Franci, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:45pm

La Favorita: "Spirito gentil"
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:49pm

L'amico Fritz: Cherry Duet
Composer: Pietro Mascagni
Soloists: Dino Borgioli, tenor ; Rosetta Pampanini, soprano
Record co./Cat #: Club 99 14
Release Year: 1990
 
 

4:58pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

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