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      Kisses, Kisses, Kisses for Valentine’s Day

      Lots of musical kisses for lovers on the program today as sung by Joan Sutherland, Mario Lanza, Beverly Sills, Piotr Beczala, Elisabeth Schumann and more.

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      Lyric Opera’s Romeo et Juliet

      Once again this oft told tale of star crossed lovers takes the stage at Lyric Opera. The Romeos are Roberto Alagna and Rolando Villazon, the Juliets are Angela Gheorghiu and Joan Sutherland and in a trouser role as a page, Gladys Swarthout.

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      Arias and Songs; Goes To The Movies

      Have your popcorn ready as today’s program offers recordings from American and British films. Mario Lanza, Jane Eaglin, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Roberta Peters, Jan Peerce, Ezio Pinza, Helen Morgan and Jeremy Northam will sing. Playlist: Whiting-Mercer: “Hooray for Hollywood” From the Warner Bros. film Hollywood Hotel Various artists with Benny Goodman and his Orchestra […]

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      Lyric Opera’s Der Rosenkavalier

      This program offers some of the very finest recordings from this beloved opera. The stellar cast includes Jonas Kaufman, Lotte Lehmann, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Teresa Stitch-Randall and Otto Edelmann.

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      Lyric Opera’s Nabucco

      One of opera’s most famous choruses, “Va pensiero” will be heard in Verdi’s Nabucco which is based on the Bible’s Books of Jeremiah and Daniel. This tale of the Jews and Babylonians offers superb arias for bass and soprano which will be sung by Maria Callas, Boris Christoff and Nicolai Ghiaurov.

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      Conductor Leopold Stokowski

      Today we hear operatic selections conducted by Leopold Stokowski. Concentrating on French and Italian repertoire we will hear Birgit Nilsson, George London, Leontyne Price, Rise Stevens and Anna Moffo.

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      Bel Canto Arias

      Selections from the Age of Bel Canto are heard today from La Sonnambula, Lucia di Lammermoor and Norma. Bel Canto specialists are Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Cecilia Bartoli, Juan Diego Florez and more.

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