Patricia Racette http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Giordano’s Andrea Chénier http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-giordano-s-andrea-ch-nier <p><strong>Airs Saturday, April 12 at 12 noon.</strong> The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier. &nbsp;Gianandrea Noseda conducts the verismo tragedy, which stars tenor Marcelo Álvarez in the title role of the real-life poet executed during the Reign of Terror; soprano Patricia Racette as his love, the aristocrat Maddalena; and baritone Željko Lučić as Carlo Gérard, the former servant turned revolutionary. &nbsp;Andrea Chénier will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 42480 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Giordano’s Andrea Chénier Metropolitan Opera: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-poulenc-s-dialogues-des-carm-lites <p><strong>Airs Saturday, May 4 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong>The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Dialogues des Carmélites, Poulenc’s opera about a group of nuns whose faith is tested under the Terror of the French Revolution. Louis Langrée conducts the first Met performance of the opera since 2003, which will feature role debuts by Isabel Leonard as the naïve Blanche de la Force and Patricia Racette as Madame Lidoine, the inspiring new Prioress of a Carmelite convent. Felicity Palmer will reprise her acclaimed portrayal of the ailing old Prioress, Madame de Croissy, and the cast also includes Erin Morley as Sister Constance, Elizabeth Bishop as Mother Marie, and Paul Appleby as Blanche’s brother. Dialogues des Carmélites will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, May 4.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 26896 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Il Trovatore http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdi-s-il-trovatore <p><strong>Airs Saturday, January 12 at 12:00 noon. </strong>&nbsp;The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Il Trovatore. The cast features soprano Patricia Racette as Leonora, the noblewoman loved by two men; mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the haunted gypsy Azucena; tenor Marco Berti in the title role of the troubadour Manrico; and baritone Alexey Markov as the jealous Count di Luna. Daniele Callegari conducts. Il Trovatore will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. CT on Saturday, January 12.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 21945 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s Il Trovatore Metropolitan Opera: Puccini's Tosca http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-puccinis-tosca <p><span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Airs&nbsp;Saturday,&nbsp;January 28 at 12:00 noon.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with&nbsp;a live broadcast of Puccini&rsquo;s Tosca, starring Patricia Racette as the fiery title character, Marcelo&nbsp;Álvarez as her lover, the idealistic Cavaradossi, and James Morris as the villain Scarpia. Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:00:00 +0000 5565 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Puccini's Tosca