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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Sunday, May 10  Celebrating the birthday of Sir Arthur Sullivan with his light opera "Haddon Hall". This 2000 recording features Mary Timmons, Maxwell Smart, and Alan Borthwick. The performance is conducted by David Lyle.

After the opera, we will remember Richard Tauber.

Sir Arthur Sullivan and Richard Tauber

Sunday, May 17  We will be remembering Birgit Nilsson with Giacomo Puccini's "Turandot". This 1959 recording also features Jussi Bjoerling, Renata Tebaldi, and Giorgio Tozzi. The performance is conducted by Erich Leinsdorf.

Giacomo Puccini, Birgit Nilsson (as Turandot), and Jussi Bjoerling

Renata Tebaldi, Giorgio Tozzi, and Erich Leinsdorf

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, "Carmen", 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

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