American Opera Series

Saturday, 1pm

The American Opera Series features great performances from opera companies all over the United States.

Karen Almond

This Saturday at 1 p.m., Classical IPR presents a recent production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" from LA Opera.

The production stars Placido Domingo as Macbeth and Ekaterina Semenchuk as Lady Macbeth, and James Conlon conducts. Read more about the production here. An English translation of the libretto is available here.

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 p.m., Classical IPR presents a recent production of Richard Wagner's "Tannhäuser" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago. 

 The production stars Johan Botha in the title role, Michaela Schuster as Venus, Amber Wagner as Elisabeth, and Gerald Finley as Wofram, and Sir Andrew Davis conducts. Click here for an English translation of the libretto.

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 p.m., Classical IPR presents a recent production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Don Giovanni" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

The production stars Mariusz Kwiecien as Don Giovanni, Ana Maria Martinez as Donna Elvira, Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna and Kyle Ketelsen as Leporello, and Sir Andrew Davis conducts. Click here for an English translation of the libretto.

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Andrew Cioffi

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Georges Bizet's "Carmen" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Cory Weaver

 This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Vincenzo Bellini's "Norma" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Todd Rosenberg

  This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Magic Flute" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Todd Rosenberg

  This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Jules Massenet's "Don Quichotte" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Hector Berlioz's "Les Troyens" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents a recent production of Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago

Todd Rosenberg

This Saturday at 1 PM, Classical IPR presents the first opera of the season from the American Opera Series. This week's broadcast is a recent production of Richard Wagner's "Das Rheingold" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago