Verdi http://redriverradio.org en Lyric Opera of Chicago 2014: Verdi's Otello (in Italian) http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-2014-verdis-otello-italian <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Saturday, May 17 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Featuring Anthony Clark Evans as&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montano</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Antonio </span>Poli<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Cassio<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Johan </span>Botha<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Otello<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, with Falk </span>Struckmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>Iago<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, John Irvin as </span>Roderigo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ana </span>María<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Martínez<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Desdemona, Julie Anne Miller as Emilia, Richard </span>Ollarsaba<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as A Herald and Evan Boyer as </span>Lodovico<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Bertrand De Billy conducts. Actors: Phoenix </span>Alazam<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Jon Beal, Michael T. Black, Matt Cobb, Chuck </span>Coyl<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Katherine </span>Coyl<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Wesley Truman Daniel, Tony </span>DiFalco<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Paula </span>Dudzik-Muenzner<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Patrick Dunham, </span>Arianne<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ellison, Chris </span>Lafferty<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Kirsten </span>Lendyke<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Kurt Merrill, Greg </span>Poljacik<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Leighton </span>Schlanger<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Elise </span>Spoerlein<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></div><p> Sat, 17 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 44135 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago 2014: Verdi's Otello (in Italian) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-26 <p><strong>Airs Monday, April 28 at 11 a.m. </strong>&nbsp;Mariss Jansons takes the podium for the next concert by the Pittsburgh symphony and will be joined by soprano Alessandra Marc, mezzo-soprano Elena Zaremba, tenor Rafael Rojas, bass Dimitri Kavrakos and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria and Verdi's Requiem. Also on the concert Verdi's String Quartet in E minor.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 43276 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-21 <p><strong>Airs Monday, March 24 at 11 a.m. </strong>Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each Monday morning at 11 a.m. The open concert for the season features conductor Manfred Honeck who will be joined by pianist Lang Lang for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Listz as well as Chopin’s Etude No. 5, Op. 10. The concert will also showcase Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to “Forza del Destino;” &nbsp;Felix Mendelssohn’s Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;” &nbsp;Richard Wagner’s Overture to “Tannhauser;” Igor Stravinksy’s Danse Infernale from “The Firebird;” and Lu Wencheng’s “Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake.” Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony each Monday morning at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 41671 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 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 Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's Rogoletto http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdis-rogoletto <p><strong>Airs Saturday, December 7 at 12 noon. </strong>The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season begins with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Rigoletto, starring baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in his first company performances of the title role. Tenor Matthew Polenzani co-stars as the Duke, and two artists make their network broadcast debuts: Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva, who sings Gilda, and Spanish conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. Sat, 07 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 36936 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's Rogoletto