Saturday, July 29, 2006

Offerings at GMT 1730/EDT 1:30PM, July 29, 2006

Some top recommendations for today's fare at GMT1730/EDT 1:30PM:

Britten's Death in Venice is the chief offering for most of the NPR World Of Opera network stations today, a performance from Glimmerglass Opera, featuring William Burden and David Pittsinger.

In the same series, Sarah Coburn stars in this rare opportunity to catch Donizetti's French revision of his
Lucia di Lammermoor, over WCNY.

Catch Juan Diego Florez in Rossini's
Le comte Ory over KBYU.

The chief offering for the
Opera Stage Series network stations is Mozart's Idomeneo, featuring Neil Shicoff.

But you can also hear, in this same series, Verdi's
Forza del Destino over WABE, starring Salvatore Licitra.

From last year's Orange Festival, we hear Puccini's
La Boheme, heard over NRK Alltid Klassisk and NRK P2, starring Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna.

Schumann's
Paradies und die Peri over RADIO OESTERREICH INTERNATIONAL stars Christoph Prégardien.

VPR presents Purcell's Fairy Queen in tribute to the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson.

More to come for offerings later in the day.

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