WFMT Opera

Saturday afternoons on WVTF Music

The WFMT Radio Network Opera Series 2021

 

Haymarket Opera Company

 

JUNE 12

OS21-01 Acis and Galatea & Apollo e Dafne / Handel (Double-Bill)

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Royal Opera (UK)

 

JUNE 19

OS21-02 Tosca / Puccini

 

JUNE 26

OS21-03 Les vêpres siciliennes / Verdi

 

JULY 3

OS21-04 Don Giovanni / Mozart

 

JULY 10

OS21-05 Tannhäuser / Wagner

 

JULY 17

OS21-06 Der Rosenkavalier / R. Strauss

 

JULY 24

OS21-07 Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk / Shostakovich

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Swedish Royal Opera

 

JULY 31

OS21-08 Il Trovatore / Verdi (Archival, 1960)

 

AUGUST 7

OS21-09 Elektra / R. Strauss (Archival, 1965)

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: France

 

AUGUST 14

OS21-10 Manon / Massenet / Opéra de Paris

 

AUGUST 21

OS21-11 The Demon / Rubinstein / Opéra National de Bordeaux

 

AUGUST 28

OS21-12 Parsifal / Wagner / Opéra du Capitole de Toulouse

 

SEPTEMBER 4

OS21-13 Hippolyte et Aricie / Rameau / Opéra Comique

 

 

Karen Almond/Metropolitan Opera

Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance. 

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

This week, Conductor Steven White previews Verdi's "Il Trovatore."

Met Opera Weekly Preview with Conductor Steven White: Puccini's Tosca

Jan 26, 2018
Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance. 

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

This week, Conductor Steven White previews Puccini's "Tosca."
 

Met Opera Weekly Preview with Conductor Steven White: Massenet's Thaïs

Jan 19, 2018
Chris Lee/Metropolitan Opera.

Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance. 

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

This week, Conductor Steven White previews Massenet's "Thaïs."
 

Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance. 

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

This week, Conductor Steven White previews Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. 

Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

Each Friday afternoon during Met Opera season, Conductor Steven White will provide a preview of Saturday's matinee performance. 

Steven White made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2010 and has since conducted a number of MET performances. He also continues a longstanding relationship with Opera Roanoke as Principal Guest Conductor and will conduct two performances of La boheme in Roanoke in April 2018.

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