Romeo and Juliet

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Airs Saturday, July 1, at 12 noon. This week from the Lyric Opera of Chicago they perform Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet staring Susanna Philips as Juliet and Joseph Calleja as Romeo, with Joshua Hopkins as Mercutio, Christian Van Horn as Fr. Laurence, Marianne Crebassa as Stephano, Deborah Nansteel as Gertrude, Philip Horst as Capulet, and Jason Slayden as Tybalt. This production is directed by Bartlett Sher with Michael Black as Chorus Master, and the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus all under the direction of Emmanuel Villaume.

Airs Monday, April 18, at 1 p.m. This week from the Cleveland Orchestra Archives we hear a classic performance featuring the late Lorin Maazel in 1973 leading the orchestra in the complete score to the ballet Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev

Airs Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m.  This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony, Gianandrea Noseda takes the podium with Guest pianist Nicholas Angelich who performs Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 and Hector Berlioz’s Excepts from Romeo and Juliet.