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Sunday, October 26
Remembering Victoria de los Angeles in Giacomo Puccini's
"Madama Butterfly". This 1954 recording also features
Giuseppe Di Stefano and Tito Gobbi, in a performance conducted by
Giacomo Puccini and Victoria de los Angeles (as Cio-Cio-San)
Giuseppe Di Stefano (as Pinkerton), Tito Gobbi, and Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Sunday, November 2
Remembering Vincenzo Bellini with his opera
This live performance from the Florence May Festival in 1967
features Piero Cappuccilli, Montserrat Caballé, and Flaviano Labò.
The performance is conducted by Franco Capuana.
Please note that we will be returning to Standard Time
Sunday morning at 2:00 am,
so remember to set your clocks back one hour.
Vincenzo Bellini, Piero Cappuccilli, Montserrat Caballé, and Flaviano Labò
Sunday, November 9
We will be remembering Anita Cerquetti, who passed away on November 11
of this year, in Luigi Cherubini's
"Gli Abencerragi". This 1956 recording also features
Louis Roney, and Mario Petri. The conductor is
Carlo Maria Giulini.
Luigi Cherubini, Anita Cerquetti, and Carlo Maria Giulini
Sunday, November 16
Celebrating the birthday of Carl Maria von Weber with his opera
This performance from March 1996 features Alexander Spemann,
Angelina Ruzzafante, and Andreas Haller.
The performance is conducted by Gerhard Markson.
Carl Maria von Weber
Sunday, November 23
We will be listening to
"Der Rosenkavalier" by Richard Strauss.
This 1956 recording features
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelmann, Christa Ludwig, Eberhard Wächter,
Teresa Stich-Randall, Ljuba Weltsch, and Nicolai Gedda.
The conductor is Herbert von Karajan.
Note that this broadcast will begin at 6:15 am.
Richard Strauss, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Edelmann (as Baron Ochs)
Christa Ludwig (as Octavian), Eberhard Wächter, and Teresa Stich-Randall
Ljuba Weltsch, Nicolai Gedda, and Herbert von Karajan
Sunday, November 30
We will be celebrating the birthday of José Carreras in
Gaetano Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda". Also featured in this
1972 live performance from Paris is Montserrat Caballé.
The conductor is Nello Santi.
Gaetano Donizetti, José Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Shirley Verrett, and Nello Santi.
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