Nathan Gunn http://wrti.org en Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE: The Met Opera on WRTI, Jan. 4, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/mozarts-magic-flute-met-opera-wrti-jan-4-1-pm <p>Join us for a family favorite! Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE. This fanciful production is sung in English and runs a brisk 100 minutes - perfect for new opera listeners. The winning cast includes Alek Shrader as Tamino, Eric Owens as Sarastro, and Nathan Gunn as the winsome Papageno. <strong>Saturday, January 4, 1 to 2:45 pm.</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/uhIdTirLolM</p><p><a href="http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/season/synopsis/magic-flute?customid=782" target="_blank"><strong>Synopsis</strong></a></p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 14:54:16 +0000 WRTI Staff 6870 at http://wrti.org Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE: The Met Opera on WRTI, Jan. 4, 1 PM Internationally Renowned Singer Nathan Gunn to Lead OCP New-Opera Initiative http://wrti.org/post/internationally-renowned-singer-nathan-gunn-lead-ocp-new-opera-initiative <p><a href="http://www.operaphilly.com/" target="_blank">The Opera Company of Philadelphia</a> is furthering its commitment to the creation of new American works with the recruitment of star baritone Nathan Gunn to lead its American Repertoire Program. The project aims&nbsp;to produce an American work in each season for the next 10 years.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:03:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 4476 at http://wrti.org Internationally Renowned Singer Nathan Gunn to Lead OCP New-Opera Initiative Van Cliburn Speaks, Atlanta's War Of Words And Domingo's Successor http://wrti.org/post/van-cliburn-speaks-atlantas-war-words-and-domingos-successor <ul><p><li>Very touching: the ailing Van Cliburn <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IajQpNNrkFU" target="_blank">addressed</a> the Fort Worth audience at the concert celebrating his competition's 50th anniversary: "I personally want to thank you all for all of your faithful support. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:03:00 +0000 editor 4435 at http://wrti.org Van Cliburn Speaks, Atlanta's War Of Words And Domingo's Successor Lyric Opera of Chicago: Show Boat on June 16th at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-show-boat-june-16th-1-pm <p>You can&#39;t help but love Jerome Kern&#39;s S<em>how Boat</em>! Created in 1927, this seminal masterpiece gave American musical theater and opera a new voice &mdash; one with powerful subject matter, astonishing musical variety, and an unmistakably American atmosphere. It&#39;s one memorable, heart-wrenching song after another : &ldquo;Ol&rsquo; Man River&rdquo;...&ldquo;Make Believe&rdquo;...&ldquo;You Are Love&rdquo;...&ldquo;Bill&rdquo;...&ldquo;Can&rsquo;t Help Lovin&rsquo; Dat Man.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 19:24:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 3996 at http://wrti.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Show Boat on June 16th at 1 pm David Hayes--Secret Lenape Ancestry--The Rape of Lucretia--Independence Seaport Museum http://wrti.org/post/david-hayes-secret-lenape-ancestry-rape-lucretia-independence-seaport-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Singers Music Director David Hayes. His group is hosting the Chorus America Conference - the annual gathering of choirs and choral groups from around the country.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the Penn Museum's exhibition about generations of Pennsylvanians who kept their Lenape identity secret for two centuries.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns previews the latest production from the Opera Company of Philadelphia. Baritone Nathan Gunn and tenor William Burden star in Benjamin Brittens' <i>The Rape of Lucretia.</i></p> <p>Jason Peifer delves into the history of tattoos and body art with a visit to the Independence Seaport Museum's <i>Skin &amp; Bones</i> exhibition.</p> Tue, 02 Jun 2009 14:13:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2144 at http://wrti.org David Hayes--Secret Lenape Ancestry--The Rape of Lucretia--Independence Seaport Museum