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
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.