Friday, December 24, 2010

A Message from KING FM about Tomorrow's Met Broadcast

Due to the Christmas Holiday, this weekend’s KING FM Metropolitan Opera broadcast will be presented at a new time, Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Featured is a Met Opera archive broadcast of Smetana’s Bartered Bride, originally presented December 2, 1978, with Conductor James Levine, Teresa Stratas, Nicolai Gedda, Jon Vickers, and Martti Talvela. The rest of the Metropolitan season on KING FM will be presented at its regular time on Saturday mornings. Learn more at http://king.org/opera!

Photo: At rehearsal for Seattle Opera's Barber of Seville the other day, Dean Williamson conducts the first act finale, starring Burak Bilgili (Basilio), Patrick Carfizzi (Bartolo), David Hogan (in well, Ambrogio), David Adam Moore (Figaro), Nick Phan (Almaviva), Kate Lindsey (Rosina), and Sally Wolf (Berta); Alan Alabastro, photographer.