LA Opera on Air!
11:00 am Saturday
The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue the American Opera Series with three productions from LA Opera’s 2015-16 season, along with special encore broadcasts of two Verdi operas: The Two Foscari, starring Plácido Domingo, and Falstaff, starring Roberto Frontali. In just three decades of existence, LA Opera has become one of America’s most exciting and ambitious opera companies under the leadership of general director Plácido Domingo and music director James Conlon. Presenting benchmark productions of standard repertoire as well as new and rarely-staged operas, LA Opera brings together world-renowned singers, designers, directors and conductors for performances that attract the attention of international audiences and critics. The nation’s fourth largest opera company, LA Opera "...stands out as a newly important force in American Opera." (Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times).
- Jul 29: VERDI: Macbeth
- Aug 5: OFFENBACH: The Tales of Hoffman
- Aug 12: ROSSINI: The Barber of Seville
- Aug 19: MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro
- Aug 26: CORIGLIANO: The Ghost of Versailles