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Sunday, 6:00-10:00 am Eastern Time


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(Started Feb. 10, 2016)


Sunday, July 31  Celebrating the birthday of Ambroise Thomas with his opera "Mignon". This 1945 recording features Risë Stevens, Ezio Pinza, James Melton, and Mimi Benzell. The performance is conducted by Wilfred Pelletier.

         
Ambroise Thomas and Risë Stevens

         
Ezio Pinza and Wilfred Pelletier


Sunday, August 7  Remembering Charles Gounod with his opera "Mireille". This 1979 recording features Mirella Freni, Alain Vanzo, Gabriel Bacquier, and José Van Dam. The conductor is Michel Plasson.

              
Charles Gounod, Mirella Freni, and Alain Vanzo

              

Gabriel Bacquier, José Van Dam, and Michel Plasson


Sunday, August 14  Celebrating the birthday of Ferruccio Tagliavini in "L'Elisir D'Amore" by Gaetano Donizetti. This 1949 recording also features Bidu Sayao and Giuseppe Valdengo. The conductor is Giuseppe Antonicelli.

              
Gaetano Donizetti, Ferruccio Tagliavini, and Bidu Sayao


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