La Traviata http://redriverradio.org en Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014 http://redriverradio.org/post/pittsburgh-symphony-orchestra-2014-6 <p><strong>Airs Monday, July 21 at 11 a.m</strong>.&nbsp;On this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony music director Manfred Honeck will be joined by soprano Simona Saturova, baritone Gregg Baker, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, and narrator Christopher Hahn for an opera showcase featuring works by Wagner and Verdi including Richard Wagner’s Prelude to Act III from Lohengrin and Wagner’s “Siegfried’s Funeral March” from Gotterdammerung. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 47300 at http://redriverradio.org Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014 The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Verdi's La Traviata (in Italian) http://redriverradio.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-verdis-la-traviata-italian <div><strong>Airs Saturday, June 7 at 12 noon. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week the Lyric Opera Of Chicago brings us Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece La </span>Traviata<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> featuring Marina </span>Rebeka<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the role of </span>Violetta<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Joseph </span>Calleja<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as Alfredo, and Quinn Kelsey as Giorgio </span>Germont<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Massimo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Zanetti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this production.</span></div><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 45170 at http://redriverradio.org The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Verdi's La Traviata (in Italian) Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s La Traviata http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-verdi-s-la-traviata <p><strong>Airs Saturday,&nbsp;April 14 at 12:00 noon.&nbsp;</strong>The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Verdi&rsquo;s La Traviata. Natalie Dessay sings her first Met performances of the iconic leading role, Violetta Valéry. Matthew Polenzani co-stars as her love, Alfredo, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky is his disapproving father, Giorgio Germont. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the performance in the second of his four consecutive radio broadcasts this season. The opera will be seen in Willy Decker&rsquo;s striking production, which premiered to critical acclaim at the Met in 2010. La Traviata will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12 p.m.&nbsp;CT on Saturday, April 14.&nbsp; The performance will also be transmitted worldwide as part of The Met: Live in HD series, which is now seen in&nbsp;more than 1,700 movie theaters in 54 countries. Sat, 14 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 9428 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Verdi’s La Traviata