L’Elisir d’Amore http://redriverradio.org en 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 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