Anna Netrebko 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: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-tchaikovsky-s-eugene-onegin <p><strong>Airs Saturday, January 18 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. &nbsp;Valery Gergiev conducts the performance, which features soprano Anna Netrebko as the naive heroine Tatiana, baritone Mariusz Kwiecien as the aristocratic title character, and tenor Piotr Beczala as the poet Lenski. Mezzo-soprano Oksana Volkova sings the role of Tatiana’s sister, Olga, and Alexei Tanovitski sings Prince Gremin. This cast opened the Met season with this new production last fall. Eugene Onegin will be heard over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></p><p> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 38743 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin Opening Gala at the new Mariinsky II Opera House http://redriverradio.org/post/opening-gala-new-mariinsky-ii-opera-house <p><strong>Air Tuesday, August 13 at 11 a.m.</strong><br>The concert, which took place on May 2, 2013, marked the opening of one of the largest and most acclaimed performing arts centers in the world. The program features Valery Gergiev conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra and a host of renowned vocalists and instrumentalists including Anna Netrebco, Plácido Domingo, René Pape, Denis Matsuev, Leonidas Kavakos, the Mariinsky Children’s Chorus and many others and also features exclusive interviews gathered by producers with Gergiev and other key figures behind the creation of this celebrated new theater. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:00:00 +0000 31826 at http://redriverradio.org Opening Gala at the new Mariinsky II Opera House 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