Piotr Beczala 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 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