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The 2021 WFMT Radio Network Opera Series continues with Slovene National Opera’s production of Donizetti’s comedic two-act masterpiece La fille du regiment. This performance features Petya Ivanova in the role of Marie and Martin Sušnik in the role of Tonio, with support from Irena Petkova as the Marquise of Berkenfield and others. Simon Robinson conducts the SNG Maribor Symphony and Chorus.
About the Host
Lisa Flynn has been a program host and producer for WFMT since 1991. She presents The New Releases and has hosted many programs for the WFMT Radio Network, including War Letters (which won the 2002 Peter Lisagor Award) and a series of live broadcasts from Salzburg to celebrate Mozart’s 250th birthday in 2006. As WFMT’s midday weekday announcer, Lisa hosts live studio performances and interviews guest artists including Renée Fleming, John Adams, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, John Eliot Gardiner, and many others. Before coming to Chicago, Lisa presented classical music at WOSU in Columbus, Ohio, and at WMFE and WUCF in Orlando, Florida. She holds a music degree from the University of Central Florida.
This program is a part of the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series, a series designed to complement the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts to fill out the year with great Opera content. The series begins in June and lasts until the end of November.