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      Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp


      Lyric Opera has no hills but the aisles and halls will be alive with The Sound of Music. We can all sing Edelweiss as Larry offers selections from this beloved Rogers & Hammerstein musical which will include the original Maria from Broadway, Mary Martin.

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      Viva Espana! The Music of Spain

      Bring out the castanets as Larry takes you to Spain for a very rare authentic flamenco recording sung by famed Spanish mezzo of the 1920s and 30s, Conchita Supervia. Enjoy a zarzuela selection by Rolando Villazon and a cradle song by Shirley Verrett. Then stop by Granada with Victoria de los Angeles and Placido Domingo

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      Songs of the Britsh Isles

      Larry takes you on a journey to England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to explore the rich song tradition of the British Isles as sung by Joan Sutherland, Simon Keenlyside, Eileen Farrell, Bryn Terfel and the King’s Singers.

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      Five Quartets

      Today’s program is a richly melodic and ear pleasing collection of quartets from Verdi’s Rigoletto, Puccini’s La Rondine, Flotow’s Martha and Sondheim’s Follies plus a French rarity from Reynaldo Hahn’s La Marchand de Venise

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      Alfredo Catalani

      Alfredo Catalani (1854–1893)

      The Operas of Alfredo Catalani

      Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893) was an Italian opera composer who had an all too brief life. He was becoming increasingly more prominent when he died at age 39 from tuberculosis. We will hear selections from his two best remembered operas, Loreley and La Wally.

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