Fidelio http://wrti.org en Houston Grand Opera: Beethoven's FIDELIO, Nov. 3rd, 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/houston-grand-opera-beethovens-fidelio-nov-3rd-1-pm <p>Leonore is willing to do whatever it takes to free her husband, Florestan, an innocent political prisoner. Disguised as a boy (Fidelio), she bravely prevents Florestan's assassination by a corrupt governor. Beethoven's only opera is a musically brilliant story of a wife's selfless and courageous love.<strong> Listen on Saturday, November 3, 1 to 3:30 pm.</strong><br><br>Ludwig van Beethoven: <em><strong>FIDELIO</strong></em><br>Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner. Sung in German<br><br><strong>CAST:</strong><br>Florestan: Simon O'Neill<br>Leonore/Fidelio: Karita Mattila Sat, 03 Nov 2012 11:56:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 4652 at http://wrti.org Houston Grand Opera: Beethoven's FIDELIO, Nov. 3rd, 1 pm Philly's Arts & Culture Czar--The Demuth Museum--Fidelio at Opera Company of Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/phillys-arts-culture-czar-demuth-museum-fidelio-opera-company-philadelphia <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Gary Steuer as he begins work as director of the City of Philadelphia's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.</p> <p>We listen back to Jason Peifer's feature on the Demuth Museum in Lancaster, PA. The museum's permanent collection highlights the life and works of early 20th century painter Charles Demuth, a lifelong resident of Lancaster County. The museum is currently featuring <em>The Philadelphia Ten On The Road: The Rotary Exhibit</em> until November 2.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns takes us to the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of Beethoven's <em>Fidelio</em>.</p> Sat, 04 Oct 2008 15:41:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2027 at http://wrti.org Philly's Arts & Culture Czar--The Demuth Museum--Fidelio at Opera Company of Philadelphia