WPRB, 103.3 FM Princeton, NJ, and on the internet at www.wprb.com
Sunday, 6:00-10:00 am Eastern Time

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(Started Feb. 10, 2016)

Sunday, August 28  Celebrating the birthday of Richard Tucker in Giacomo Puccini's "La Bohème". This 1961 recording also features Anna Moffo, Robert Merrill, Mary Costa, and Giorgio Tozzi. The performance is conducted by Erich Leinsdorf.

Giacomo Puccini, Richard Tucker (as Rodolfo), and Anna Moffo (as Mimi)

Robert Merrill (as Marcello), Giorgio Tozzi, and Erich Leinsdorf

Sunday, September 4  Celebrating the birthday of Giacomo Meyerbeer with his opera "Roberto il Diavolo". This 1968 recording of a live performance features Boris Christoff, Renata Scotto, and Giorgio Merighi. The conductor is Nino Sanzogno.

Note: Due to the length of the opera, we will begin at 6:30 am.

Giacomo Meyerbeer, Boris Christoff, and Renata Scotto

Sunday, September 11  Celebrating the birthday of Jessye Norman in the title role of "Pénélope", by Gabriel Fauré. Also featured in this 1980 recording are Jocelyne Taillon, Alain Vanzo, and José Van Dam. The conductor is Charles Dutoit.

Gabriel Fauré and Jessye Norman

Alain Vanzo, José Van Dam, and Charles Dutoit

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