Airs Saturday, September 7 at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra James Feddeck takes the podium with bassoonist John Clouser as soloist in Mozart's Bassoon Concerto in Bb, K. 191. The concert also features the Love Scene from Romeo and Juliet by Berlioz and Ravel's Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe.
Airs Saturday, August 3, at 12 noon. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra we open a new season of broadcasts. Franz Welser-Moest will lead the orchestra in Hindemith's Kammermusik No. 1 and Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique. Oboist Frank Rosenwein will also be featured in the Oboe Concerto in D by Richard Strauss. Join us for a new season of broadcasts from the Cleveland Orchestra this Saturday at noon on Red River Radio.
Airs Saturday, January 5 at 11:00 a.m. The 2012-13 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Les Troyens, led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi. The cast for Berlioz’s epic, which travels from war-ravaged Troy to the North African shores of Carthage, is led by Bryan Hymel as the Trojan hero Aeneas; Deborah Voigt as Cassandra, the cursed prophetess; Susan Graham as Dido, Queen of Carthage; Dwayne Croft as Cassandra’s fiancé, Coroebus; Karen Cargill as Dido’s sister, Anna; Eric Cutler as Dido’s court poet, Iopas; and Kwangchul Youn as Narbal, Dido’s advisor. Les Troyens will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, January 5. The performance will also be transmitted worldwide as part of The Met: Live in HD series, which now reaches more than 1,900 movie theaters in 64 countries.