Bellini http://redriverradio.org en Renato Scotto: A Legend Looks Back http://redriverradio.org/post/renato-scotto-legend-looks-back <p><strong>Airs Saturday, July 19 at 12 noon. </strong>Legendary soprano Renata Scotto recalls her life and career in a special two hour feature co-produced by the WFMT Radio Network and Radio New Zealand Concert, and hosted by celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 47177 at http://redriverradio.org Renato Scotto: A Legend Looks Back Metropolitan Opera: Bellini’s I Puritani http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-bellini-s-i-puritani <p><strong>Airs Saturday, May 3 at 12 noon. </strong>The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Bellini’s I Puritani. &nbsp;Acclaimed Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko will make her network broadcast debut as Elvira, the Puritan maiden who slips in and out of madness after being abandoned at the altar. &nbsp;The revival also stars tenor Lawrence Brownlee as Elvira's beloved Arturo, baritone Mariusz Kwiecien as his rival Riccardo, and bass Michele Pertusi as Elvira's uncle, Giorgio; they are led by the rising Italian conductor Michele Mariotti, who is married to Peretyatko. &nbsp;I Puritani will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p><p> Sat, 03 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 43479 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Bellini’s I Puritani Metropolitan Opera: Bellini’s La Sonnambula http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-bellini-s-la-sonnambula <p><strong>Airs Friday, March 29 at 12 noon.</strong> The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Bellini’s La Sonnambula. This run marks soprano Diana Damrau's first-ever performances in the title role of the sleepwalking Amina. The broadcast also stars rising Mexican tenor Javier Camarena as Amina's fiance, Elvino, and Italian bass Michele Pertusi as Count Rodolfo, conducted by Marco Armiliato. La Sonnambula will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 41839 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Bellini’s La Sonnambula 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)