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(Started Feb. 10, 2016)

Sunday, February 19  We will be celebrating the 90th birthday of Leontyne Price in the title role of Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca". Also featured in this recording of April 7, 1962 from the Metropolitan Opera are Cornell MacNeil and Franco Corelli. The conductor is Kurt Adler.

Giacomo Puccini, Leontyne Price, and again as Tosca

Cornell MacNeil, Franco Corelli, and Kurt Adler

Sunday, February 26  Remembering Nicolai Gedda in "Manon", by Jules Massenet. This 1970 recording also features Beverly Sills, Gérard Souzay, and Gabriel Bacquier, in a performance conducted by Julius Rudel.

Note that this broadcast will begin at 6:30 am.

Jules Massenet and Nicolai Gedda (as Des Grieux)

Beverly Sills (as Manon), Gérard Souzay, and Julius Rudel

Sunday, March 5  Celebrating the birthday of George Frideric Handel, with his opera "Ariodante". This 1978 recording features Dame Janet Baker, Edith Mathis, James Bowman, and Samuel Ramey. The conductor is Raymond Leppard.

George Frideric Handel, Dame Janet Baker, and Edith Mathis

James Bowman, Samuel Ramey, and Raymond Leppard

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