Kristine Opolais http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Puccini’s La Rondine http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-puccini-s-la-rondine <p><strong>Airs Saturday, January 26 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 Puccini’s La Rondine. Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais makes her network debut in the role of the heroine Magda, a courtesan who dreams of true love. &nbsp;Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti is Ruggero, the man for whom she leaves her glamorous life. &nbsp;Soprano Anna Christy sings the role of Lisette, Magda’s maid; tenor Marius Brenciu is the poet Prunier; and baritone Dwayne Croft is Rambaldo, Magda’s wealthy protector. &nbsp;Ion Marin conducts the performance. La Rondine will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. CT on Saturday, January 26.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 22455 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Puccini’s La Rondine