Saturday, July 12, 2008

Highlights for 7/12/08 (D)

Starting at 3:00PM:

  • DR KLASSISK - Verdi's Requiem, with Barbara Frittoli, Daniela Barcellona, Joseph Calleja and Ferruccio Furlanetto.


  • KUAT - Your final chance today to catch the LA Opera and Janacek's Jenufa, starring Karita Mattila and Jorma Silvasti, under James Conlon's baton.


Then starting at 6:00PM:

  • RADIO TRE (RAI) - R. Strauss's Rosenkavalier, in a historic broadcast from 1957, starring Sena Jurinac as Octavian and Hilde Zadek as the Marschallin; others in a Gala cast are Ludwig Weber, Teresa Stich Randall and Alfred Poell; even Ljuba Welitsch puts in an appearance in the delightful cameo role of Marianne(!); Artur Rodzinski conducts; the presentation will be spread out this weekend through two broadcasts: Act I is today and Acts II and III will be tomorrow, also at 6:00PM.


Finally today, at 7:00PM:

  • WDAV - Another performance of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess starring Gordon Hawkins; also in the cast are Laquita Mitchell and Marietta Simpson.

All these offerings and much more on hand for all operatic tastes on this day of web-casting.

Happy listening,

Geoffrey

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