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Metropolitan Opera: Giordano’s Andrea Chénier
Airs Saturday, April 12 at 12 noon. The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the verismo tragedy, which stars tenor Marcelo Álvarez in the title role of the real-life poet executed during the Reign of Terror; soprano Patricia Racette as his love, the aristocrat Maddalena; and baritone Željko Lučić as Carlo Gérard, the former servant turned revolutionary. Andrea Chénier will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.