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Renata Scotto: A Legend Looks Back
Genre: Documentary/Classical Music
Length: 2 hours
DELIVERY TYPE: ContentDepot File Transfer and CD
Optional Breaks: One
Producer: Jon Tolansky
Host: Thomas Hampson
Executive Producers: Steve Robinson & Kate Mead
Underwriter: A Co-Production with Radio New Zealand Concert
Legendary soprano Renata Scotto recalls her life and career in a special two hour feature co-produced by the WFMT Radio Network and Radio New Zealand Concert, and hosted by celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson.
In an exclusively recorded new interview, Renata Scotto looks back on her life, from her earliest memories as a young girl falling in love with opera, through her thriving career singing some of her most famously acclaimed roles, up to her present day triumphs directing opera productions and teaching young singers in her greatly sought-after master-classes.
Music includes excerpts from:
- Bellini Norma
- Catalani La Wally
- Donizetti Lelisir damore
- Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor
- Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana
- Massenet Manon
- Ponchielli La gioconda
- Puccini Manon Lescaut
- Puccini Madama Butterfly
- Puccini Suor Angelica
- Verdi - Nabucco
- Verdi Rigoletto
- Verdi La traviata
- Verdi Otello
This program will be released February 1, 2014, and will be available for one broadcast before December 31, 2014.
For more information regarding this free special, please contact Tony Macaluso at 773-279-2114, email firstname.lastname@example.org, Estlin Usher at (773) 279-2112, email: email@example.com or David Sims at 773-279-2027.