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Live from the Met: Don Carlo
From the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Baritone
Thomas Hampson is among the cast in this production of Verdi's opera.
The work combines what Verdi called the magnificent drama of Schiller's poem with some of his greatest music.
Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Parti
7.10 Book of the Month
A monthly review of new publications. In Broadway Babes Say Goodnight: Musicals Then and Now, Mark Steyn considers the rise and fall of the American musical and takes a sceptical look at the health of its British successors. Director and producer Alan Strachan reviews Mark Steyn 's diagnosis.
7.30 Part 2
8.10 The Met Opera Quiz
Thor Eckert Jr puts listeners' questions to Cori Ellison, George Jellinek and Tim Page.
8.30 Part 3
Texaco supports the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, which is broadcast on Radio 3 through the EBU.
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