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, May 1  Remembering Franz Lehár with his musical comedy "Giuditta". This 1983 recording features Edda Moser, Nicolai Gedda, and Klaus Hirte. The conductor is Willi Boskovsky.

                   
Franz Lehár, Edda Moser, Nicolai Gedda, and Willi Boskovsky


Sunday, May 8  Celebrating the birthday of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with his opera "Mazeppa". This recording features Sergei Leiferkus, Galina Gorchakova, and Sergei Larin, in a performance conducted by Neeme Järvi.

Note that this broadcast will begin at 6:45 am.


         
From left to right: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Sergei Leiferkus

         
From left to right: Galina Gorchakova and Neeme Järvi


Sunday, May 15  Celebrating the birthday of Nadine Denize in "Hérodiade" by Jules Massenet. This 1974 recording also features Ernest Blanc, Muriel de Channes, and Pierre Thau. The conductor is David Lloyd-Jones.

         
Jules Massenet and Nadine Denize


Sunday, May 22  Remembering James King on his birthday, and featuring him in "Fidelio" by Ludwig van Beethoven. This live performance from Salzburg in 1969 also features Christa Ludwig, Hans Hotter, and Edith Mathis. The conductor is Karl Böhm.

              
Ludwig van Beethoven, James King, and Christa Ludwig

              
Hans Hotter, Edith Mathis, and Karl Böhm


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