WFMT's American Opera Series 2015

May 15, 2015

The WFMT Radio Network is proud to make the American Opera Series available for broadcast here on VPR Classical. The American Opera Series is designed to complement the Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, filling in the schedule with 29 weeks to complete the year.

This year the American Opera Series features great performances by the Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, Glimmerglass Festival and Opera Southwest.

View the entire 2015 schedule here.

Lyric Opera of Chicago
May 16 DON GIOVANNI / Mozart
May 23 CAPRICCIO / Strauss
May 30 IL TROVATORE / Verdi
June 6 ANNA BOLENA / Donizetti
June 13 CAROUSEL / Rodgers & Hammerstein
June 20 TANNHÄUSER / Wagner
June 27 THE PASSENGER / Weinberg
July 4 PORGY & BESS / Gershwin
July 11 TOSCA / Puccini
LA Opera
July 18 LA TRAVIATA / Verdi
July 25 DIDO & AENEAS/BLUEBEARD’S CASTLE / Purcell/Bartok
August 1 BARBER OF SEVILLE / Rossini
August 8 MARRIAGE OF FIGARO / Mozart
August 15 THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES / Corigliano
August 22 THAÏS / Massenet
San Francisco Opera
August 29 RIGOLETTO / Verdi
September 5 MADAME BUTTERFLY / Puccini
September 12 NORMA / Bellini
September 19 SUSANNAH / C. Floyd
September 26 A MASKED BALL / Verdi
October 3 PARTENOPE / Handel
October 10 CINDERELLA / Rossini
October 17 LA BOHÈME / Puccini
October 24 TWO WOMEN / M. Tutino
October 31 THE TROJANS / Berlioz
Additional Operas
November 7 MACBETH / Verdi / Glimmerglass
November 14 CATO IN UTICA / Vivaldi / Glimmerglass
November 21 TBA / TBA / Glimmerglass
November 28 AMLETO / F. Faccio / Opera Southwest