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Live from the Met: La Forza del destino


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Verdi's opera - the last one he wrote to a libretto by Piave - is an epic tale of star-crossed love and an implacable thirst for vengeance, unfolding in Spain and on military campaign in Italy. Sung in Italian.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, New York/James Levine Acts 1 and 2 7.50 Placido Domingo talks to David Mellor. Rpt
8.20 Act 3
9.15 The Met Opera Quiz With Edward Downes.
9.40 Act 4
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera Radio Network, which is broadcast on R3 through the EBU


Unknown: David Mellor.
Unknown: Edward Downes.
Leonora: Sharon Sweet (sop)
Don Alvaro: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Don Carlo di Vargas: Vladimir Chernov (baritone)
Preziosilla, a gypsy girl: Gloria Scalchi (mezzo)
II Padre Guardiano: Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass)
Fra Melitone: Bruno Pola (baritone)
Curra, Leonora's maid: Jane Shaulis (mezzo)
Trabuco, a muleteer: Michel Senechal (tenor)
Alcade: James Courtney (bass)
Surgeon: Christopher Schaldenbrand

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Live from the Met: La Forza del destino

BBC Radio 3, 16 March 1996 18.30

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