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Saturday, July 16 at 1 p.m. – Los Angeles Opera

(Rochester, NY)Classical 91.5 is pleased to continue its summer opera broadcasts with the 2009-10 Los Angeles Opera season, Saturdays at 1 p.m. beginning July 16. Under the leadership of The Eli and Edythe Broad General Director Plácido Domingo, the LA Opera has become the United States' fourth largest opera company and now "...stands out as a newly important force in American Opera." (Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times).

Classical 91.5 presents five full-length operas, and begins with the world premiere of Daniel Cantán's II Postino. This opera is based on the 1994 film, and stars Plácido Domingo as the poet Pablo Nerunda. In a tiny Italian fishing village, a shy young postman (Charles Castronovo) finds the inspiration to live out his dreams during his daily deliveries to his only customer, a famous poet. Also starring Amanda Squitieri, Cristina Gallardo-Domâs, and Nancy Fabiola-Herrera.Grant Gershon conducts.

Picture: A scene from II Postino
Credit: Los Angeles Opera

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