Opera

90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville is proud to present the 2020 WFMT Radio Network Opera Series, beginning on May 16 and running through November 28, 2020. This first set of operas includes productions from Munich, Vienna, and Chicago, with an exceptional cast and stunning performances. Saturdays at 1pm.

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Munich and Vienna State Opera
MAY 16 Alceste / Gluck / Bavarian State Opera
MAY 23 Tales of Hoffmann / Offenbach / Vienna State Opera
MAY 30 Elektra / Strauss / Vienna State Opera

Lyric Opera of Chicago
JUNE 6 Cosi fan tutte / Mozart
JUNE 13 Turandot / Puccini
JUNE 20 Rigoletto / Verdi
JUNE 27 The Pearl Fishers / Bizet
JULY 4 Die Walküre / Wagner
JULY 11 Faust / Gounod
JULY 18 Orphée et Eurydice / Gluck
JULY 25 I puritani / Bellini

LA Opera On Air!
AUGUST 1 Carmen / Bizet
AUGUST 8 The Clemency of Titus / Mozart
AUGUST 15 La bohème / Puccini

Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents Aida
AUGUST 22 Aida / Verdi

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Royal Danish Opera (DEN)
AUGUST 29 L’Orfeo / Monteverdi

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Royal Opera House (UK)
SEPTEMBER 5 Fidelio / Beethoven

Opera Southwest
SEPTEMBER 12 Bless Me, Ultima / Armienta
SEPTEMBER 19 Lohengrin / Wagner

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Royal Opera House (UK)
SEPTEMBER 26 Don Giovanni / Mozart
OCTOBER 3 Death in Venice / Britten
OCTOBER 10 Don Pasquale / Donizetti
OCTOBER 17 Werther / Massenet
OCTOBER 24 Agrippina / Handel

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Hamburg State Opera (GER)
OCTOBER 31 Norma / Bellini

OperaDelaware
NOVEMBER 7 Scalia/Ginsberg & Trial by Jury // Wang/Sullivan

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: La Scala, Milan (IT)
NOVEMBER 14 Tosca / Puccini
NOVEMBER 21 Il Turco in Italia / Rossini

Operas from the European Broadcasting Union: Liceu Opera Barcelona (ES)
NOVEMBER 28 Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci // Mascagni/Leoncavallo

The opera series will continue until November 2020, spanning the off-season of the MET broadcasts. More information will be released in the coming weeks as we try to remain flexible for opera companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.