Saturday, August 20, 2005

Saturday, 8/20/'05 (B)

More special offerings this afternoon:

At 1800/2:00PM:

From Florence, Ferruccio Furlanetto stars in Mussorgsky's Boris Godounov (seems like a Furlanetto afternoon with his Arkel also being offered earlier this afternoon), with Torsten Kerl, and led by Semyon Bychkov, over ESPACE 2.

Anna Caterina Antonacci stars as Cherubini's pioneering Assoluta heroine in his Médée, over FRANCE MUSIQUES.

KLARA brings us Marcello Viotti's reading of Massenet's Le Roi de Lahore, with Ana Maria Sanchez in the cast.

From Naples, LATVIA RADIO KLASIKA, MUSIQ3 and SVERIGES RADIO P2, Tchaikovsky's Pikovaya Dama -- Raina Kabaivanska sings the old Countess.

Handel's Atalanta can be heard over NDR KULTUR with Dominique Labelle in the title role.

RADIO TRE (RAI) brings us Paul Groves in the title role of Elgar's Dream of Gerontius.

We recall Rene Jacobs' countertenor days with his Orfeo in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice over RETE DUE.

More exciting offerings from today to follow momentarily on this page. Stay "tuned".

Happy listening.


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