Saturday, October 27, 2007

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007

Today, there are a number of offerings that can satisfy many different tastes. You're invited to peruse the Saturday page for yourselves to appreciate the full variety on offer. Meanwhile, a handful of these offerings seem especially unusual, and we highlight them here:

  • Christine Brewer stars in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde from the San Francisco Opera, heard today over many different stations (check the Saturday page for airings most convenient for you).
  • BBC Radio 3 - Massenet's Thais, with Renee Fleming, Joseph Calleja and Robert Lloyd in the cast.
  • On various stations - Lalo's Roi d'Ys, starring Sophie Koch, Inva Mula and Charles Castronovo.
  • Also on many different stations - The NPR World of Opera presents Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, starring Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Patrick Carfizzi sings Paolo!).
  • More Verdi as NRK ALLTID KLASSISK / NRK P2 present Vespri Siciliani from Genoa, starring Francisco Casanova, Sondra Radvanovsky and Franco Vassallo.
  • KLARA - From Barcelona, you can catch Deborah Voigt in Giordano's Andrea Chenier.
  • Radio Tre - Catch a rising star, Kate Aldrich, in the pivotal role of Ascanio in Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini.

These and many other performances being heard today!

Happy listening!

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