The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season wraps up in May 2014. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. The final Live in HD theatercast is on May 10th with Rossini's La Cenerentola.
5/3 Bellini: I Puritani An exciting newcomer joins three acclaimed bel canto stars in Belliniâ€™s final opera, a vocal showcase that features one of operaâ€™s greatest mad scenes. Olga Peretyatko makes her highly anticipated Met debut as Elvira, the young woman driven to madness, opposite Lawrence Brownlee, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Michele Pertusi.
5/10 Rossini: La Cenerentola A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentolaâ€”a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and tenors Juan Diego FlÃ³rez and Javier Camarena, who share the role of her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni complete the cast, with Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leading the effervescent score.