Renee Fleming http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Dvořák’s Rusalka http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-dvo-k-s-rusalka <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February 8 at 12 noon. &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Dvořák’s lyrical fairy tale Rusalka, starring Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles. Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the cast that also includes Piotr Beczala as the Prince, Dolora Zajick as the witch Ježibaba, Emily Magee in her network broadcast debut as the Foreign Princess, and John Relyea as Rusalka’s father, the Water Gnome. Rusalka will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p><p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000 39694 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Dvořák’s Rusalka Yo-Yo Ma: Song of Joy and Peace http://redriverradio.org/post/yo-yo-ma-song-joy-and-peace <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Monday, December 23 at 10 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Imagine a musical party that celebrates the hopes, dreams and joy that animates seasonal festivals the world over. That is what inspired Yo-Yo Ma to create "Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party" with a remarkable group of friends.&nbsp;</span></div><div>Hosted by John Schaefer, this one-hour holiday special combines the joy of music with the gift of discovery as shared and performed by friends old and new. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:06:53 +0000 37870 at http://redriverradio.org Yo-Yo Ma: Song of Joy and Peace Lyric Opera of Chicago: André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-andr-previns-streetcar-named-desire-0 <p><strong>Airs Saturday, July 20 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong> This week on the Lyric Opera of Chicago, we will rebroadcast A Streetcar Named Desire. The original broadcast suffered a technical impairment. This is an unusual and non-traditional production of André Previn's operatic adaptation of the Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire. Staring in this production are Renee Fleming as Blance DuBois and Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Stanley Kowalski with Susannah Philips as Stella Kowalski and Anthony Dean Griffey as Harold “Mitch” Mitchell. The cast and crew are directed by Brad Dalton and the Lyric Opera Orchestra is conducted by Evan Rogister. Sat, 20 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 30525 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire Lyric Opera of Chicago: André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-andr-previns-streetcar-named-desire <P><STRONG>Airs Saturday, July 6 at 12 noon.</STRONG>&nbsp; This week on the Lyric Opera of Chicago, an unusual and non-traditional production of André Previn's operatic adaptation of the Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire. Staring in this production are Renee Fleming as Blance DuBois and Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Stanley Kowalski with Susannah Philips as Stella Kowalski and Anthony Dean Griffey as Harold “Mitch” Mitchell. The cast and crew are directed by Brad Dalton and the Lyric Opera Orchestra is conducted by Evan Rogister. Sat, 06 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 29756 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire Carnegie Hall Live: Renee Fleming and Susan Graham http://redriverradio.org/post/carnegie-hall-live-renee-fleming-and-susan-graham <p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Tuesday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Their pairing in Richard Strauss's </span>Der<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Rosenkavalier<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2000 and 2009 at the Metropolitan Opera is now a celebrated part of opera lore; since then, </span>Renée<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fleming and Susan Graham have teamed up time and again, creating sparks together in recordings and on the concert stage. Now these all-American divas bring their unparalleled talents to Carnegie Hall for an unforgettable night of song.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 22598 at http://redriverradio.org Carnegie Hall Live: Renee Fleming and Susan Graham