Hector Berlioz

Elīna Garanča, Bryan Hymel, and Ildar Abdrazakov, with the Met chorus in a concert presenation of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust.”
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 12 noon. The 2019-20 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with La Damnation de Faust, Hector Berlioz’s vividly dramatic adaptation of the Faust legend. American tenor Michael Spyres makes his network broadcast debut in the title role as the world-weary philosopher. Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca is Marguerite, an innocent young woman led to ruin, and Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov is the diabolical Méphistophélès.

The Procession of the Trojan Horse in Troy
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727–1804) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz.

Airs Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 12 noon. The Lyric Opera of Chicago continues this week with a performance of Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz starring Christine Goerke as Cassandre; Susan Graham as Didon; Brandon Jovanovich as Énée; Lucas Meachem as Chorèbe; Christian Van Horn as Narbal; and Okka von der Damerau as Anna. The director is Tim Albery, the chorus master is Michael Black, and the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.

Airs Saturday, October 31, at 12 noon. This week the San Francisco Opera present's Hector Berlioz's Les Troyens starring Anna Caterina Antonacci as Cassandra, Susan Graham as Dido, Bryan Hymel as Aeneas, and Sasha Cooke as Anna, with Brian Mulligan as Chorebus, Christian Van Horn as Narbal, and René Barbera as Iopas. David McVicar directs this production with Ian Robertson as chorus master and San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of David Runnicles.