Juliane Banse http://redriverradio.org en The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Johann Strauss, Jr.'s Die Fledermaus (in German) http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-johann-strauss-jrs-die-fledermaus-german <div><strong>Airs Saturday, June 14 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week the Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Johann Strauss, Jr.'s </span>delighfull<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> opera Die </span>Fledermaus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> featuring </span>Juliane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Banse<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Rosalinde<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Bo&nbsp;</span>Skovhus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Eisenstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Daniela </span>Fally<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Adele, Adrian </span>Eröd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Falke<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Michael </span>Spyres<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the roll of Alfred, Emily </span>Fons<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Prince </span>Orlofsky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Andrew&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shore as Frank. &nbsp;E. Loren Meeker directs this production and Ward Stare conducts the Lyric Opera orchestra and chorus.</span></div><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 45472 at http://redriverradio.org The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Johann Strauss, Jr.'s Die Fledermaus (in German) Metropolitan Opera: Strauss’s Arabella http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-strauss-s-arabella <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, April 19 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Richard Strauss’s elegant&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">romance </span>Arabella<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp; Philippe </span>Auguin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> conducts a cast full of debuting artists. &nbsp;Swedish soprano </span>Malin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Byström<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who made a&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">notable Met debut in </span>Gounod’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Faust two seasons ago, sings the role of the levelheaded, yet idealistic </span>Arabella<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;German&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">baritone Michael </span>Volle<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a leading exponent of dramatic baritone roles in Europe, has made his Met debut this season as&nbsp;</span>Arabella's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> suitor </span>Mandryka<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;Also new to the Met this season are soprano </span>Juliane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Banse<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who sings the role of </span>Arabella's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">sister </span>Zdenka<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, tenor Roberto </span>Saccà<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Matteo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and bass-baritone Martin Winkler as Count </span>Waldner<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Arabella<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></div><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 42901 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Strauss’s Arabella