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AVA's THE ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS on WRTI: Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 PM

Mezzo-soprano Hannah Ludwig sings Isabella in Rossini's L'italiana In Algeri.

Join us for Opera Day on WRTI! This year, the opera in the starring role is AVA's current production of L'italiana In Algeri. Blurring the line between blatant sentimentality and utter lunacy, emotions and tensions flare in Gioachino Rossini’s jovial operatic drama of an Italian beauty shipwrecked and captured by the Bey of Algiers. And that’s just the beginning of the story, as Isabella turns out to be far more than the Bey can handle! Saturday, November 15 at 1 pm on WRTI 90.1 FM and online at wrti.org.


Preview of opera opening:


Anush Avetisyan as Elvira,
Julia Dawson as Zulma,
Andre' Courville as Mustafa,
Jorge Espino at Hlay,
Alasdair Kent as Lindoro,
Hannah Ludwig as Isabella,  
Michael Adams as Taddeo

Richard Raub: conductor and music director

Check out the AVA websiteto purchase tickets for live performances of L'italiana In Algeri in Philadelphia, Haverford, and Warrington.