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Opera on 3


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Live from the Met: Tosca
Puccini's opera about an opera singer,
Floria Tosca , who thinks she knows how to outwit the notorious Baron Scarpia, the vicious police chief of Rome. He's out to get her lover Cavaradossi for helping an escaped prisoner, and, in turn, to get her for himself. They strike a bargain to spare Cavaradossi's life, but Tosca murders Scarpia rather than submit to him. Scarpia has his revenge from the grave when the mock execution of Cavaradossi turns out to be real. Presented from New York by Margaret Juntwait.
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor James Conlon Act


Singer: Floria Tosca
Unknown: Margaret Juntwait.
Conductor: James Conlon
Tosca: Maria Guleqhina (soprano)
Cavaradossi: Salvatore Licitra (tenor)
Scarpia: Mark Delavan (baritone)
Spoletta: Bernard Fitch (tenor)
Sciarrone: Richard Vernon (bass)
Angelotti: Richard Bernstein (bass)
Sacristan Paul: Plishka (bass)
Jailer: Vaclovas Daunoras (bass)

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