Alessandro Corbelli 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