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Opera on 3


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Uve from the Met: Stiffelio
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Placido Domingo takes the title role in one of Verdi's lesser-known operas. The plot centres around a Protestant pastor, his adulterous wife and his eventual forgiveness of her. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine
8.25 Book of the Month
An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. In The Deregulated Muse, poet Sean O'Brien surveys contemporary English and Irish poetry, including the quarrels, achievements and influences of figures such as Larkin and Hughes.
8.50 Act 2
9.20 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert Jr puts the questions to Johanna Fiedler , Francis Rizzo and William Weaver.
9.45 Act 3
Jeremy Sams explores the history of priests in opera - using Stiffelio as his starting point - on Monday at 4pm


Unknown: Placido Domingo
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Sean O'Brien
Unknown: Johanna Fiedler
Unknown: Francis Rizzo
Unknown: William Weaver.
Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Stiffelio: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Una: Maria Guleghina (soprano)
Stankar: Vladimir Chernov (baritone)
Raffaele: Martin Thompson (tenor)
Jorg: Paul Pushka (bass)
Federico: Charles Anthony (tenor)
Dorotea: Sondra Radvanovsky (mezzo)

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