Marcello Giordani http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Puccini’s Tosca http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-puccini-s-tosca <p><strong>Airs Saturday, December 28 at 12 noon.</strong> The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s Tosca, starring soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. Tenor Marcello Giordani is Tosca’s lover, the artist and revolutionary Cavaradossi, and baritone George Gagnidze is the corrupt police chief, Scarpia. Marco Armiliato leads this performance of Puccini’s celebrated tragedy. Tosca will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p><p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 37996 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Puccini’s Tosca Metropolitan Opera: Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-zandonai-s-francesca-da-rimini <p><strong>Airs Saturday, March 16 at 12 noon.</strong> &nbsp;The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini. Riccardo Zandonai’s opera, based on an episode from Dante’s Inferno, has its first company performances since 1986 this season. Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek stars as the beautiful noblewoman Francesca; tenor Marcello Giordani is Paolo, the man she loves at first sight; baritone Mark Delavan is Paolo’s brother Gianciotto, to whom Francesca is unhappily married; tenor Robert Brubaker is the jealous Malatestino; and Marco Armiliato conducts his first Met performances of the opera, which is presented in Piero Faggioni’s grand 1984 production. Francesca da Rimini will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. CT on Saturday, March 16.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 24696 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini Metropolitan Opera Radio - Verdi’s Ernani http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-radio-verdi%E2%80%99s-ernani <p><strong>Airs Saturday, February 25 at 12:00 noon.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Verdi&rsquo;s Ernani, featuring an acclaimed cast. The rising young American soprano Angela Meade is Elvira; Marcello Giordani is her beloved, the bandit Ernani; and Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ferruccio Furlanetto play her noble suitors, Carlo and Silva. Ernani will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at&nbsp;12 p.m.&nbsp;CST on Saturday, February 25. Sat, 25 Feb 2012 06:00:00 +0000 6958 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera Radio - Verdi’s Ernani