Lisette Oropesa http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Werther http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-massenet-s-werther <p><strong>Airs Saturday, March 15 at 12 noon</strong>. The 2013-14&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Metropolitan Opera&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the tragic romance </span>Werther<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, starring tenor Jonas </span>Kaufmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the title role of the tortured poet. Alain </span>Altinoglu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> leads a cast that includes French mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch in her network broadcast debut as Charlotte, the object of </span>Werther’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> impossible love; </span>Lisette<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Oropesa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Sophie; Serbian bass-baritone David </span>Bižić<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his network broadcast debut as Albert; and Jonathan Summers as the Bailiff. &nbsp;</span>Werther<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></p><p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 41171 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Werther Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's Falstaff http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdis-falstaff <p><strong>Airs Saturday, December 14 at 12 noon.</strong>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season will continue with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Falstaff, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine. Baritone Ambrogio Maestri, who has sung the title role at major opera houses around the world, stars in his first Met performances as Sir John Falstaff. Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 37261 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's Falstaff