Summer Opera Broadcasts are every Sunday at 8pm, beginning on June 2, 2019.

JUNE 2: Special Preview of the Boston Early Music Festival

JUNE 9: Wagner’s Siegfried, Royal Opera House

OPERA: Siegfried, Part III of 'The Ring of the Nibelung' (in German)

COMPOSER: Richard Wagner LIBRETTIST: Richard Wagner

CAST: Vinke, Stemme, Siegel, Lundgren, Kränzle, Sherratt, Lehmkuhl, Engebretson

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Sir Antonio Pappano

JUNE 16: Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, Royal Opera House

OPERA: Simon Boccanegra (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Giuseppe Verdi LIBRETTIST: Francesco Maria Piave

CAST: Álvarez, Furlanetto, Bassenz, Meli, Rucker, Shibambu, Ramsay, Davies

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Henrik Nánási

JUNE 23: Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades, Royal Opera House

OPERA: The Queen of Spades (in Russian)

COMPOSER: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky LIBRETTIST: Pyotr & Modest Tchaikovsky

CAST: Antonenko, Stoyanov, Westbroek, Palmer, Lundgren, Goryachova, Kravets, Martirossian, Winter, Nicoll, Stucker, Kim, Mofidian

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Sir Antonio Pappano

JUNE 30: Verdi’s La forza del destino, Royal Opera House

OPERA: La forza del destino (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Giuseppe Verdi LIBRETTO: Francesco Maria Piave

CAST: Netrebko, Kaufmann, Tézier, Furlanetto, Corbelli, Simeoni, Lloyd, Alexander, Mofidian, Bosi

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Sir Antonio Pappano

JULY 7: Britten’s Billy Budd, Royal Opera House

OPERA: Billy Budd (in English)

COMPOSER: Benjamin Britten LIBRETTO: Francesco Maria Piave

CAST: Imbrailo, Spence, Sherratt Soar, Oliemans, Kellner, Bayley, Ewing, Rock, Kim, Furness, Sedgwick, Elliott, Gillett

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Ivor Bolton

JULY 14: Giardano’s Andrea Chénier, Royal Opera House

OPERA: Andrea Chénier (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Umberto Giordano LIBRETTO: Luigi Illica

CAST: Alagna Radvanovsky, Platanias, Rice, Plowright, Cunningham, Gadd, Hall, Clarke, Bosi, Stout, Zilio, Alcántara, White

ENSEMBLE: Royal Opera House Orchestra & Chorus CONDUCTOR: Daniel Oren

JULY 21: Rossini’s Adina, Rossini Opera Festival

OPERA: Adina (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Gioachino Rossini LIBRETTO: Gherardo Bevilacqua-Aldobrandini

CAST: Priante, Oropesa, Sekgapane, Macchioni, Giangregorio

ENSEMBLE: Gioachino Rossini Symphony Orchestra and Teatro della Fortuna M. Agostini Chorus

CONDUCTOR: Diego Matheuz

JULY 28: Gluck’s Orfeo di Euridice, Teatro dell’Opera Rome

OPERA: Orfeo ed Euridice (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Christoph Willibald Gluck LIBRETTO: Raniero de’ Calzabigi

CAST: Vistoli, Sicilia, Baráth

ENSEMBLE: Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Gianluca Capuano

AUGUST 4: Verdi’s Attila, La Scala Milan

OPERA: Attila (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Giuseppe Verdi LIBRETTO: Temistocle Solera and Francesco Maria Piave (after Zacharias Werner's play, Attila, König der Hunnen)

CAST: Abdrazakov, Hernández, Petean, Sartori, Pittari, Buratto

ENSEMBLE: La Scala Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Riccardo Chailly

AUGUST 11: Bellini’s Norma, Lyric Opera Chicago

OPERA: Norma (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Vincenzo Bellini LIBRETTO: Felice Romani

CAST: Radvanovsky. DeShong, Thomas, Silvestrelli

ENSEMBLE: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Riccardo Frizza

AUGUST 18: Mozart’s Magic Flute, Lyric Opera Chicago

OPERA: The Magic Flute (in German)

COMPOSER: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart LIBRETTO: Emanuel Schikaneder

CAST: Karg, Polenzani, Plachetka, Lewek, Fischesser, Newman, Govertsen

ENSEMBLE: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Rory Macdonald

AUGUST 25: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Lyric Opera Chicago

OPERA: Lucia di Lammermoor (in Italian)

COMPOSER: Gaetano Donizetti LIBRETTO: Salvardore Cammarano

CAST: Shagimuratova, Beczała, Kelsey, Sâmpetrean

ENSEMBLE: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Enrique Mazzola

SEPTEMBER 1: Massenet’s Don Quichotte, Lyric Opera Chicago

OPERA: Don Quichotte (in French)

COMPOSER: Jules Massenet LIBRETTO: Henri Caïn

CAST: Furlanetto, Margaine, Alaimo

ENSEMBLE: Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and Chorus CONDUCTOR: Sir Andrew Davis