Massenet http://redriverradio.org en Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Werther http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-massenet-s-werther <p><strong>Airs Saturday, March 15 at 12 noon</strong>. The 2013-14&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Metropolitan Opera&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the tragic romance </span>Werther<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, starring tenor Jonas </span>Kaufmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the title role of the tortured poet. Alain </span>Altinoglu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> leads a cast that includes French mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch in her network broadcast debut as Charlotte, the object of </span>Werther’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> impossible love; </span>Lisette<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Oropesa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Sophie; Serbian bass-baritone David </span>Bižić<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in his network broadcast debut as Albert; and Jonathan Summers as the Bailiff. &nbsp;</span>Werther<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</span></p><p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 41171 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Werther Lyric Opera of Chicago: Massenet's Werther http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-massenets-werther <p><strong>Airs Saturday, May 25 at 12 noon.</strong> Jules Massenet's Werther (in French) features Matthew Polenzani as Werther; Sophie Koch as Charlotte; Kiri Deonarine as Sophie; Craig Verm as Albert; and Philip Kraus as Bailiff. Sir Andrew Davis conducts and Francisco Negrin directs this production. Sat, 25 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 27846 at http://redriverradio.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Massenet's Werther Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Manon http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-massenet-s-manon <p><strong>Airs Saturday, April 7 at&nbsp;12:00&nbsp;noon.</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;The 2011-12&nbsp;Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Massenet&rsquo;s Manon. Anna Netrebko sings her first Met performances of the title role, with Piotr Beczala in his role debut as Manon&rsquo;s lover, the Chevalier des Grieux, and Paulo Szot as her cousin, Lescaut. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the performance of Laurent Pelly&rsquo;s striking new production, which opened March 26.&nbsp; Manon will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 7. The performance will also be transmitted worldwide as part of The Met: Live in HD series, which is now seen in more than 1,700 movie theaters in 54 countries. Sat, 07 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 9033 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Massenet’s Manon