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Radio Broadcasts

KDFC Broadcasts

Listen online at kdfc.com or on your FM dial with its newly improved transmitters, at 90.3 San Francisco, Los Gatos and Saratoga; 89.9 North and East Bay; 92.5 Ukiah-Lakeport; 104.9FM South Bay and Peninsula; or Comcast Cable 981.  Broadcasts of live-recorded San Francisco Opera performances air at 8pm on the first Sunday of every month, hosted by KDFC’s Dianne Nicolini. Broadcasts will be available for streaming on demand at kdfc.com for four weeks following the original air date.

WFMT Broadcasts

Tune in to the WFMT Radio Network on Saturday mornings at 10am PST to hear operatic favorites, recorded live and broadcast nationally and internationally across the network. San Francisco Opera performances are scheduled in the fall.

 

Sunday, August 3, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Season Preview with David Gockley and Dianne Nicolini
A preview of the 2014-15 season with Dianne Nicolini in conversation with SFO General Director David Gockley, featuring highlights from this season's operas.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi
Nicole Cabell (Violetta), Saimir Pirgu (Alfredo), Vladimir Stoyanov (Giorgio Germont), Zanda Švēde (Flora); conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Recorded Summer 2014, War Memorial Opera House.
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Saturday, October 4, 2014
at 10:00am on WFMT
Die Frau ohne Schatten Richard Strauss
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Presented in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth. Leonie Rysanek (The Empress), Matti Kastu (The Emperor), Walter Berry (Barak), Ursula Schröder-Feinen (Barak’s Wife), Ruth Hesse (The Empress’s nurse); conducted by Karl Böhm. Recorded October 15, 1976, War Memorial Opera House.
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Sunday, October 5, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Show Boat Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
Heidi Stober (Magnolia Hawks), Michael Todd Simpson (Gaylord Ravenal), Patricia Racette (Julie La Verne), Morris Robinson (Joe), Angela Renée Simpson (Queenie), Bill Irwin (Cap'n Andy Hawks), Harriet Harris (Parthy Ann Hawks), Kirsten Wyatt (Ellie Mae Chipley), John Bolton (Frank Schultz; conducted by John DeMain. Recorded Summer 2014, War Memorial Opera House.
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Sunday, November 2, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Madame Butterfly Giacomo Puccini
Patricia Racette (Cio-Cio-San), Brian Jagde (Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton), Elizabeth DeShong (Suzuki), Brian Mulligan (Sharpless), Julius Ahn (Goro), Morris Robinson (The Bonze); conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Recorded Summer 2014, War Memorial Opera House.
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