Plácido Domingo http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s La Traviata http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdi-s-la-traviata-0 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, March 30 at 12 noon.</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> &nbsp;The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Verdi’s La </span>Traviata<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, conducted by </span>Yannick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Nézet-Séguin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his first&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Met performances of the Verdi tragedy. This run of performances marks Diana </span>Damrau’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> first time ever singing the role of the courtesan </span>Violetta<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Saimir<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Pirgu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is </span>Violetta’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lover Alfredo. And </span>Plácido<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Domingo adds the baritone role of Alfredo’s father, Giorgio </span>Germont<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to his vast repertoire. La </span>Traviata<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 30.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 25291 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s La Traviata