Fabio Luisi http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Rossini’s La Cenerentola http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-rossini-s-la-cenerentola <div><strong>Airs Saturday, May 10 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season concludes with a live broadcast of Rossini’s La </span>Cenerentola<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, starring mezzo-soprano Joyce </span>DiDonato<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in her first network performance of one of her signature roles. The role of her prince, Don Ramiro, will be sung by Juan Diego </span>Flórez<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, one of the world’s foremost Rossini tenors. Met Principal Conductor Fabio </span>Luisi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> returns to the podium to lead his first </span>bel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> canto opera with the company. The cast also includes Alessandro </span>Corbelli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Don </span>Magnifico<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the wicked stepfather; Luca </span>Pisaroni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as the wise </span>Alidoro<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; and Italian baritone </span>Pietro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Spagnoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his network debut as Don Ramiro’s valet, </span>Dandini<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. La </span>Cenerentola<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></div><p> Sat, 10 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 43830 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Rossini’s La Cenerentola Metropolitan Opera: Wagner’s Die Walküre http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-wagner-s-die-walk-re <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m.</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Die </span>Walküre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the second of the four operas in Wagner’s epic </span>Der<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ring&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">des </span>Nibelungen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Met Principal Conductor Fabio </span>Luisi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> leads the performance, part of the first of three Ring cycles that will be heard at the Met this season in honor of the composer’s bicentennial.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Deborah </span>Voigt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> returns in the title role of the warrior maiden </span>Brünnhilde<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, in a cast that also includes Mark </span>Delavan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his company role debut as her father </span>Wotan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, ruler of the gods; Stephanie Blythe as&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">his formidable wife </span>Fricka<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the goddess of marriage; Martina </span>Serafin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in her Met debut as </span>Sieglinde<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Simon O’Neill as her twin, </span>Siegmund<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; and Hans-Peter </span>König<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Sieglinde’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> brutal husband,&nbsp;</span>Hunding<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Die </span>Walküre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, April 13.</span></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 25943 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Wagner’s Die Walküre The Cleveland Orchestra Live http://redriverradio.org/post/cleveland-orchestra-live-3 <P><STRONG>Airs Saturday, August 18 at 12:00 noon.</STRONG> Red River Radio is pleased to bring back the Cleveland Orchestra for another superb season of broadcast concerts from the orchestra's home at Severance Hall in Cleveland and from concerts performed around the country and the world. On this week's concert Fabio Luisi will lead the orchestra in conductor Richard Strauss'&nbsp;Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Opus 28&nbsp; and Strauss'&nbsp;&nbsp;Aus Italien, Opus 16. In between&nbsp;pianist&nbsp;Jonathan Biss joines maestro Luisi and Orchestra for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453. Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Robert Conrad 15707 at http://redriverradio.org The Cleveland Orchestra Live