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July 23, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Nine songs by the master are heard today including one with Strauss himself accompanying. Among the song interpreters are Jussi Bjoerling, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Placido Domingo, Lisa Della Casa, Jonas Kaufmann, Elisabeth Schumann, Gerhard Husch, Hilde Gueden and Heinrich Schlusnus.
July 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm
The claws come out in three operatic catfights from Adriana Lecouvreur, Aida and La Gioconda. Winners and losers are Renata Scotto, Elena Obratzova, Renata Tebaldi, Giulietta Simionato, Montserrat Caballe and Shirley Verrett.
July 9, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Perhaps some French onion soup, bread and a glass of wine will help celebrate the holiday with arias from French opera performed by Bryan Hymel, Lily Pons, Piotr Beczala and Diana Damrau as well as a song sung by Thomas Hampson.
July 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Easy listening today as we hear songs of Broadway and movies along with a recording by Gershwin himself. The ‘’Who’s Who” of singers include Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra and Jane Froman.