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Sunday, 6:00-10:00 am Eastern Time
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Sunday, May 24
Celebrating the birthday of Beverly Sills in
"The Ballad of Baby Doe", by Douglas Moore.
This recording also features Walter Cassel and
Frances Bible in a 1959 performance conducted by Emerson Buckley.
Douglas Moore and Beverly Sills
Walter Cassel, Frances Bible, and Emerson Buckley
Sunday, May 31
Remembering Shirley Verrett in one of her great roles,
by Georges Bizet. This 1973 recording also features Plácido Domingo,
Kiri Te Kanawa, and José Van Dam.
The conductor is Sir Georg Solti.
Note: Due to the length of the opera, we will begin at 6:30 am
Eastern Daylight Time.
Georges Bizet, Shirley Verrett (as Carmen), and Plácido Domingo
Kiri Te Kanawa, José Van Dam, and Sir Georg Solti
Sunday, June 7
Celebrating the birthday of Ileana Cotrubas in
"La Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi. This recording
also features Plácido Domingo and Sherrill Milnes.
The conductor is Carlos Kleiber.
Giuseppe Verdi and Ileana Cotrubas
Plácido Domingo (as Alfredo), Sherrill Milnes (as Germont), and Carlos Kleiber
Sunday, June 14
Celebrating the birthday of Charles Gounod with his opera
"La Nonne Sanglante". This 2008 recording features
Natalia Atamanchuk, Ji-Seong Yoo, and Eva Schneidereit.
The conductor is Hermann Bäumer.
Charles Gounod and La Nonne Sanglante
Sunday, June 21
Celebrating the birthday of Jacques Offenbach with his opera
"Fantasio". This 2103 recording features
Sarah Connolly, Brenda Rae, and Russell Braun.
The conductor is Sir Mark Elder.
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