Live Offerings - Saturday, March 21, 2009
Heading today's lineup is the Metropolitan Opera's broadcast of Bellini's La Sonnambula with Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Florez:
- Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (on numerous stations) - Bellini's La Sonnambula, with Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Florez and Michele Pertusi, conducted by Evelino Pido.
- KBIA2 also has Evelino Pido at the podium in NPR World of Opera's Turin performance of Cherubini's Medea with Anna Caterina Antonacci, Giuseppe Filianoti and Sara Mingardo.
- Cesky Rozhlas 3 - Vltava - Bizet's Pearl Fishers, featuring K. Gauvin and conducted by Frederic Chaslin.
- Latvia Radio Klasika - Another chance to hear Berlioz's captivating Beatrice et Benedict, featuring Joyce Di Donato, Colin Davis conducting.
- Radio Tre - From Flemish Opera, Tchaikovsky's Mazeppa, starring Nikolai Putilin, conducted by Dmitri Jurowskij.
- Cesky Rozhlas - D-Dur - Mendelssohn's Paulus, with Melanie Diener, James Taylor and Matthias Goerne, conducted by Phillippe Herreweghe.
Happy listening . . . .