Donizetti http://redriverradio.org en Renato Scotto: A Legend Looks Back http://redriverradio.org/post/renato-scotto-legend-looks-back <p><strong>Airs Saturday, July 19 at 12 noon. </strong>Legendary soprano Renata Scotto recalls her life and career in a special two hour feature co-produced by the WFMT Radio Network and Radio New Zealand Concert, and hosted by celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 47177 at http://redriverradio.org Renato Scotto: A Legend Looks Back Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti's L’Elisir d’Amore http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-donizettis-l-elisir-d-amore <p>Airs Saturday, January 25 at 12 noon. The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Donizetti’s comic romance L’Elisir d’Amore. Soprano Anna Netrebko reprises her portrayal of the irresistible heroine Adina, and tenor Ramón Vargas sings the role of Nemorino, the peasant who loves her, in a cast that also includes baritone Nicola Alaimo as Sergeant Belcore and bass-baritone Erwin Schrott as Doctor Dulcamara. Maurizio Benini returns to conduct the bel canto favorite. L’Elisir d’Amore will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p><p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 39017 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti's L’Elisir d’Amore Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Opera presents Donizetti's Elixir of Love http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-shreveport-opera-presents-donizettis-elixir-love <p>Kermit Poling talks with Steve Aiken, General and Artistic Director of the Shreveport Opera about their upcoming production of&nbsp;Donizetti's Elixir of Love which will take place this Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. For information visit <strong><a href="http://www.shreveportopera.org/">Shreveport Opera</a></strong>&nbsp;or call&nbsp;(318) 227-9503.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Kermit Poling 35848 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Opera presents Donizetti's Elixir of Love Lyric Opera of Chicago: Donizetti's Don Pasquale (in Italian) http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-donizettis-don-pasquale-italian <p><strong>Airs Saturday, June 1 at 12 noon</strong>.&nbsp; Join us this Saturday at noon for Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale featuring Ildebrando D’Arcangelo as Don Pasquale; Marlis Petersen as Norina, René Barbera as Ernesto with Corey Crider as Malatesta.&nbsp; Sir Thomas Allen directs and Stephen Lord conducts. Sat, 01 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 28328 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Donizetti's Don Pasquale (in Italian) Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-donizetti-s-l-elisir-d-amore-0 <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February 9 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore. Soprano Anna Netrebko stars as the bewitching Adina, opposite tenor Matthew Polenzani as the lovelorn Nemorino, baritone Mariusz Kwiecien as the swaggering Sergeant Belcore, and bass-baritone Erwin Schrott as Doctor Dulcamara, the quack whose phony potions nevertheless lead to true love. Maurizio Benini conducts this performance of Bartlett Sher’s new production, which premiered on opening night of the current Met season. L’Elisir d’Amore will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. CT on Saturday, February 9.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 02:00:00 +0000 23041 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore