The Metropolitan Opera http://redriverradio.org en 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 Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Don Carlo http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdi-s-don-carlo <p><strong>Airs Saturday, March 9 at 12 noon. </strong>The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Don Carlo, led by renowned conductor Lorin Maazel in his first Verdi performance with the company. Tenor Ramón Vargas sings his first Met performances of the title role, opposite soprano Barbara Frittoli, also in her house role debut, as Elisabeth de Valois. Reprising their roles from previous Met seasons are mezzo-soprano Anna Smirnova as the jealous Princess Eboli; baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky as the revolutionary Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa; bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the tormented King Philip II; and bass Eric Halfvarson as the Grand Inquisitor. Don Carlo will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 9. &nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 24381 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Don Carlo The Metropolitan Opera: Bellini's Norma (Archival Broadcast) http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-bellinis-norma-archival-broadcast <p><strong>Airs Saturday, January 14 at 12:00 noon.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;A tribute to&nbsp;Joan Sutherland&nbsp;<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></strong> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 06:00:00 +0000 4836 at http://redriverradio.org The Metropolitan Opera: Bellini's Norma (Archival Broadcast)