Sunday Night at the Opera

Baritone José Van Dam
Nomi Baumgarti

The great José Van Dam joins an outstanding cast - including Beverly Sills and Nicolai Gedda - in the first opera of the 20th century to be featured at Paris's famed Opéra-Comique: Gustave Charpentier's "Louise."

Baritone Thomas Hampson
Dario Acosta

This week on Sunday Night at the Opera, we feature the great baritone Thomas Hampson in Rossini's comic masterpiece, "The Barber of Seville."

Marco Borggreve

The legendary clemency of the Roman Emperor Titus gets a spectacular operatic treatment as Mark Padmore joins René Jacobs for Mozart's final opera, La Clemenza di Tito.

Kurt Weill
courtesy Milken Archives

This week, two operas: Kurt Weill's satirical "opera for beggars," The Threepenny Opera, and Leoncavallo's dramatic sad-clown tale, Pagliacci​.

Tenor Paul Agnew
Denis Rouvre

Tenor Paul Agnew sings the title role in Charpentier's gripping "Orpheus," and legendary conductor Robert Shaw leads Beethoven's epic choral journey, the "Missa Solemnis."

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