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Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers) by Georges Bizet
Bizet’s gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Leïla: Diana Damrau Nadir: Matthew Polenzani Zurga: Mariusz Kwiecien Nourabad: Nicolas Testé
Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio. Approximate running time 2 hrs 29 min