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

 

 

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 Lehar's The Merry Widow.

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 Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, the first of three historic collaborations with librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte.

Met Opera Weekly Preview with Conductor Steven White: Bellini's Norma

Dec 15, 2017
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 Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, a leading example of the bel canto genre. 

 

 

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

Met Opera Weekly Preview with Conductor Steven White: Verdi's Requiem

Nov 30, 2017

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 Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem, a dramatic work that has been described as "an opera in ecclesiastical garb."

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