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The Met Opera on WRTI: Giordano's ANDREA CHENIER, April 12, 1 PM

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Soprano Patricia Racette sings Maddalena, and tenor Marcelo Alvarez sings the title role in ANDREA CHENIER.

After their powerful pairing in Il Trovatore, Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette reunite in Giordano’s melodramatic story of life in times of revolutionary fervor, a passionate tale of the ill-fated love of a dashing poet and an aristocratic lady, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. Saturday, April 12, 1 to 4 pm on WRTI.

Synopsis

Umberto Giordano: ANDREA CHENIER (Sung in Italian)
http://youtu.be/J8u7X4SStgw

CAST:

Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Maddalena: Patricia Racette
Andrea Chénier: Marcelo Álvarez
Gérard: Željko Lucic