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Opera on 3


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Live from the Met: Tosca
The celebrated singer Roria Tosca plans an evening of love with the painter Mario Cavaradossi , while the Chief of Police,
Baron Scarpia, spins a web of evil intrigue. Carol Vaness , Richard Leech and James Morris head the cast in tonight's performance of Puccini's three-act opera of jealousy, sado-masochism, torture, religion and murder set in Rome in 1800. Chorus and Orchestra of the New York Metropolitan Opera, conductor Daniel Oren
7.20 Wonderful Town Miles Warde talks to
Joseph Melillo of the Brooklyn Academy of Music about the New York music scene.
7.50 Act 2
8.30 The Met Opera Quiz
Martin Bernheimer puts listeners' questions to George Jellinek , William Livingstone and Sarah Bryan Miller.
9.00 Act 3


Singer: Roria Tosca
Unknown: Mario Cavaradossi
Unknown: Carol Vaness
Unknown: Richard Leech
Unknown: James Morris
Unknown: Joseph Melillo
Unknown: Martin Bernheimer
Unknown: George Jellinek
Unknown: William Livingstone
Unknown: Sarah Bryan Miller.
Tosca: Carol Vaness (soprano)
Cavaradossi: Richard Leech (tenor)
Scarpia: James Morris (bass)
Sacristan: David Evitts (baritone)
Angelotti: Jeffrey Wells (baritone)
Spoletta: Anthony Laclura (tenor)
Sciarrone: Phllip Cokorlnos (bass)
Jailer: Vaclovas Daunoras (bass)
Shepherd: Benjamin Ungar (countertenor)

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