Rossini http://redriverradio.org en The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Rossini's The Barber of Seville http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-rossinis-barber-seville <div><strong>Airs Saturday, June 21 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's broadcast by the Lyric Opera of Chicago we'll hear </span>Gioachino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rossini delightful opera The Barber of Seville (sung in Italian). &nbsp;The cast&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">features Nathan Gunn as </span>Figaro<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Isabel Leonard as </span>Rosina<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Alek<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Shrader<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Almaviva<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Alessandro </span>Corbelli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Bartolo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Kyle </span>Ketelsen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the roll of&nbsp;</span>Basilio<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Michael </span>Mariotti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus in the this performance.</span></div><p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 45874 at http://redriverradio.org The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Rossini's The Barber of Seville Metropolitan Opera: Rossini’s La Cenerentola http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-rossini-s-la-cenerentola <div><strong>Airs Saturday, May 10 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season concludes with a live broadcast of Rossini’s La </span>Cenerentola<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, starring mezzo-soprano Joyce </span>DiDonato<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in her first network performance of one of her signature roles. The role of her prince, Don Ramiro, will be sung by Juan Diego </span>Flórez<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, one of the world’s foremost Rossini tenors. Met Principal Conductor Fabio </span>Luisi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> returns to the podium to lead his first </span>bel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> canto opera with the company. The cast also includes Alessandro </span>Corbelli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Don </span>Magnifico<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the wicked stepfather; Luca </span>Pisaroni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as the wise </span>Alidoro<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; and Italian baritone </span>Pietro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Spagnoli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his network debut as Don Ramiro’s valet, </span>Dandini<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. La </span>Cenerentola<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></div><p> Sat, 10 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 43830 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Rossini’s La Cenerentola Metropolitan Opera: Rossini's Le Comte Ory http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-rossinis-le-comte-ory <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February 2 at 12 noon. </strong>The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Rossini’s comedy Le Comte Ory. Tenor Juan Diego Flórez will reprise his acclaimed portrayal of the amorous title character, first seen at the Met in 2011. The 27-year-old South African soprano Pretty Yende makes her network debut as Adèle, the beautiful noblewoman that Ory schemes to seduce. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 22760 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Rossini's Le Comte Ory Metropolitan Opera Radio - Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-radio-rossini%E2%80%99s-il-barbiere-di-siviglia <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February&nbsp;18 at&nbsp;12:00 noon.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Rossini&rsquo;s comic favorite Il Barbiere di Siviglia &ndash; The Barber of Seville. Soprano Diana Damrau, who starred in the 2006 premiere of Bartlett Sher&rsquo;s production, reprises her acclaimed performance as the spirited heroine Rosina.Rising South African tenor Colin Lee makes his Met role debut as Count Almaviva, the nobleman who disguises himself to win Rosina&rsquo;s heart. Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:00:00 +0000 6603 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera Radio - Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia