Saturday, February 18, 2006

Hello all - it's been a couple of weeks since we have had the time to post the Saturday highlights, so here'e the full-blown run down of this afternoon's OperaCasts:
  • Deutschlandradio Kultur - From Budapest, Mozart's Great Mass in C featuring Andrea Csereklyei, Andrea Melath, Attila Fekete and Istvan Kovacs, and the Chor und Sinfonieorchester des Ungarischen Rundfunks, conducted by Tamas Vasary.
  • France Musiques - A November 2005 performance of Caldara's L'Olympiade, with Brian Asawa, Gemma Bertagnolli, Martin Oro and Barbara di Castri.
  • Klara - a May 2005 performance of Handel's Atalanta with Dominique Labelle, Susanne Rydén, Emma Curtis, Michael Slattery, Philipp Cutlip, William Berger, conducted by Nicholas McGegan.
  • Radio 4 Netherlands - From Da Nationale Reisopera a February 11, 2006 performance of Puccini's Turandot with the original Alfano ending, featuring Lisa Livingstone, Hein Meens, Frank van Aken and Machteld Baumans, conducted by Ed Spanjaard.
  • MDR Figaro - From Staatsoper Under den Linden Berlin, a January 21, 2006 performance of Faustus, the last night, by Pascal Dusapin, with Georg Nigl, Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Robert Wörle, Jaco Huijpen and Caroline Stein, conducted by Michael Boder.
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Numerous stations) - A live performance of Verdi's Aida, with Andrea Gruber, Johan Botha, Olgas Borodina and Juan Pons, conducted by James Conlon. Note that RDP Antena 2 and Lyric FM will be carrying the Aida on a delayed basis.
  • NRK Alltid Klassisk - From Lyons, a February 2005 performance of Chabrier's Le roi malgré, with Nicolas Rivenq, Magali Léger, Laurent Naouri, Maryline Fallot, Yann Beuron and Franck Leguérinel, conducted by Evelino Pidò.
  • Radio Oesterreich International - From Zurich, Heinz Karl Gruber's Der Herr Nordwind with Cornelia Kallisch, Oliver Widmer, Alexander Kaimbacher, Judith Schmid, Sandra Trattnigg, Reinhard Mayr, Volker Vogel and Peter Keller, conducted by HK Gruber.
  • Sveriges Radio P2 - A rebroadcast of the Metropolitan Opera performance of Berg's Wozzeck from earlier this season, with Alan Held, Katarina Dalayman, Graham Clark, Walter Fink, Clifton Forbis and Eric Cutler, conducted by James Levine.
  • NPR World of Opera - From Houston Grand Opera, a live performance of Handel's Ariodante with Susan Graham, Alexandra Coku, Oren Gradus, Christine Brandes, Sally Burgess, John McVeigh and Nicholas Phan, conducted by Christopher Hogwood.
  • Cesky Rozhlas 3 - Vltava - A repeat broadcast of the Covent Garden performance of Puccini's La Fanciulla del West with Jose Cura, Mark Delavan, Andrea Gruber, Jonathan Lemalu, and Robert Lloyd, conducted by Antonio Pappano.
  • Radio Tre (RAI) - From Rome, a live performance of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, with Rainer Trost, James Morris, Ellie Dehn, Sara Fulgoni, Barbara Di Castri, Daniel Borowski and Lorenzo Carola, conducted by Daniele Gatti.
  • RBB Kulturradio - The February 16, 2006 premiere performance from Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin of Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione de Poppea, with Carmen Giannattasio, Marie-Claude Chappuis, Amel Brahim-Djelloul, Malena Ernman and Lawrence Zazzo, conducted by René Jacobs.
  • Catalunya Musica - A live performance from Barcelona of Verdi's Otello with José Cura, Krassimira Stoyanova, Lado Ataneli and Vittorio Grigolo, conducted by Antoni Ros-Marbà.
  • Bayern 4 Klassik - Hear different conductor's interpretations of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Karl Böhm, William Christie, Colin Davis, John Eliot Gardiner, Ferenc Fricsay, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Christopher Hogwood, Eugen Jochum, Istvan Kertész, Otto Klemperer, Josef Krips, Charles Mackerras, Peter Maag, Zubin Mehta, Yehudi Menuhin, Georg Solti, Otmar Suitner, George Szell and others.

1 Comments:

At 2/18/2006 12:31 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Rake's Progress is turning out to be quite good. Trost is superb, Dehn sounded quite good, the quality of the other singers is also reasonably high, except for Morris, and the conducting is sprightly and engaging. Not bad.

 

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