Christine Goerke http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-strauss-s-die-frau-ohne-schatten <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February 15 at 12 noon. </strong>The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with an archival broadcast of Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten from last fall, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and featuring two highly acclaimed performances from the leading sopranos: Anne Schwanewilms in her network broadcast debut as the Empress; and Christine Goerke, who has recently emerged as a major dramatic soprano, singing the role of the Dyer’s Wife. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000 39997 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten Lyric Opera of Chicago: Elektra and Hansel & Gretel http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-elektra-and-hansel-gretel <div><strong>Airs Saturday, June 8 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Join us this Saturday at noon for an </span>operatic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> double feature with Richard Strauss' Elektra sung in German and </span>Engelbert<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Humperdinck's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hansel &amp; Gretel </span>also<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sung in German. Elektra&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">features </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in the title roll, Emily Magee as </span>Chrysothemis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Jill Grove as </span>Clytemnestra<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Alan Held as </span>Orestes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Roger Honeywell as </span>Aegisthus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Sir Andrew Davis&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">conducts this production directed by David </span>McVicar<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In Hansel &amp; Gretel Elizabeth </span>DeShong<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plays Hansel and Maria </span>Kanyova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plays Gretel with Jill Grove as the Witch, Julie </span>Makerov<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as the Mother and Brian Mulligan as the father. Eric&nbsp;</span>Einhorn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> directs this production with Ward Stare conducting.</span></div><p> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 28558 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Elektra and Hansel & Gretel