Met Radio honours Montserrat Caballé with week-long tribute

Montserrat Caballé

Met Opera Radio (Ch. 75) honours legendary soprano Montserrat Caballé with a week-long tribute showcasing her incomparable artistry. Caballé passed away October 6 at age 85. She sang in nearly 100 performances at the Met since her 1965 debut.

A singer celebrated for her impeccable technique and remarkable versatility, Caballé appeared in 15 roles with The Metropolitan Opera, including Desdemona in Otello, Elena in I Vespri Siciliani and the title characters of Luisa Miller, Norma and Adriana Lecouvreur. Hear archival recordings of her performances in all five operas on Met Opera Radio this week as the channel celebrates the life and legacy of the Spanish performer. The schedule of performances is below.

I Vespri Siciliani

Recorded March 3, 1974


  • Monday, October 15 at 9am ET
  • Thursday, October 18 at midnight ET
  • Saturday, October 22 at noon ET


Adriana Lecouvreur

Recorded February 11, 1978


  • Tuesday, October 16 at midnight ET
  • Thursday, October 18 at 9am ET
  • Sunday, October 22, at 3pm ET



Recorded March 11, 1967


  • Tuesday, October 16 at 9am ET
  • Thursday, October 18 at 3pm ET
  • Saturday, October 20 at 6pm ET


Luisa Miller

Recorded February 17, 1968


  • Tuesday, October 16 at 3pm ET
  • Thursday, October 18 at 9pm ET
  • Friday, October 19 at 9am ET



Recorded February 17, 1973


  • Wednesday, October 17 at 6pm ET
  • Friday, October 19 at noon ET
  • Sunday, October 21 at 9am ET


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