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Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Il Trovatore

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Verdi's 1853 revenge tale with a twist, direct from New York, with Argentinian tenor Marcelo Alvarez in the title role and American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky as Leonora. Presented by Margaret Juntwait with guest commentator Ira Siff. The interval features backstage interviews.
Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
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Contributors

Tenor: Marcelo Alvarez
Soprano: Sondra Radvanovsky
Presented By: Margaret Juntwait
Commentator: Ira Siff.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Fedora Barbieri
Unknown: Luisa Villa
Unknown: Giuseppe Di Stefano
Unknown: Rolando Panerai
Unknown: Nicola Zaccaria
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Count di Luna: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Leonora: Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)
Azucena: Dolora Zajick (mezzo)
Manrico: Marcelo Alvarez (tenor)
Ferrando: Kwanqchul Youn (bass)
Ines: Maria Zifchak (soprano)
Ruiz: Eduardo Valdes (tenor)

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Opera on 3: Live from the Met: Il Trovatore

BBC Radio 3, 28 February 2009 18.00






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