Metropolitan Opera: Wagner’s Tannhäuser
Airs Saturday, January 23, at 12 p.m. The 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a broadcast of the October 31 performance of Wagner’s Tannhäuser. Met Music Director James Levine conducted – the Met’s first broadcast of this opera in over a decade. The cast features tenor Johan Botha in the title role of the fallen knight; soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as Elisabeth, the maiden who loves him; baritone Peter Mattei as the noble poet Wolfram; mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung as the goddess Venus; and bass GüntherGroissböck as the Landgraf. Tannhäuser will be heard over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera
International Radio Network at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, January 23.