Royal Opera House

The French poet André Chénier on whose life the opera is loosely based
Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845) / 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, July 13, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano.

The Royal Opera House in the London district of Covent Garden. The current building opened in 15 May 1858. It's the third building on the site, which serves the same purpose since the 1730s.
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Airs Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten.

Poster (presumably) for Giuseppe Verdi's La forza del destino by Alexandre Charles Lecocq
Alexandre Charles Lecocq (1832-1918) - Restored by Adam Cuerden / The author died in 1918, so 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, June 30, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi.

Russian composer Petr Tchaikovsky and opera singers Medeya and Nikolai Figner
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Airs Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present Tchaikovsky"s The Queen of Spades.

BC20180912_501 Die Walküre production image (C) ROH 2018. Photographed by Bill Cooper
Bill Cooper / (C) ROH 2018

Airs Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Part II of 'The Ring of the Nibelung' by Richard Wagner featuring:

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