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Opera on 3

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Live from the Met: La Traviata
A performance of one of Verdi's best-loved and most heart-rendingoperas, based on a play by Alexandre Dumas. During the interval Rodney Milnes continues his series Opera Snaps- a sideways glance at each of this season's Met operas.
Chorus and Orchestra of the New York
Metropolitan Opera, conductor Maurizio Benini
Act
7.05 Interval: New York Collections
Tim Marlow talks to Samuel Sachs II , director of the Frick Collection, housed in the Fifth Avenue mansion in which wealthy industrialist Henry Clay Frick indulged his passion for European art.
7.30 Act 2
8.35 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert Jr puts another selection of listeners'questions to Cori Ellison , Francis Rizzo and William Weaver.
8.55 Opera Snaps
9.05 Act 3
BROADCAST GUIDE: For a free copy of the Met Broadcast Guide, call the BBC Information line on [number removed]

Contributors

Play By: Alexandre Dumas.
Unknown: Rodney Milnes
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Talks: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Samuel Sachs Ii
Unknown: Henry Clay Frick
Unknown: Thor Eckert Jr
Unknown: Cori Ellison
Unknown: Francis Rizzo
Unknown: William Weaver.
Violetta Valery: June Anderson(soprano)
Alfredo Germont: Frank Lopardo(tenor)
Giorgio Germont: Anthony Michaels-Moore(baritone)
Flora Bervoix Mary: Ann McCormick(mezzo)
Annina: Diane Elias(mezzo)
Gastone: Eduardo Valdes(tenor)
Baron Douphol: Michael Devlin(baritone)
Marquis d'Obigny: Thomas Hammons(bass)
Dr Grenvil: Leroy Lehr(bass)
Giuseppe: Dennis Williams(tenor)
Messenger: Richard Pearson(tenor)
Servant: David van Asch(bass)

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