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Royal Opera House: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra

Simon Shibambu as Pietro (c) ROH 2018. Photography by Clive Barda
Clive Barda
Simon Shibambu as Pietro (c) ROH 2018

Airs Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 12 noon. The WFMT Radio Network is pleased to continue its American Opera Series with nine productions from The Royal Opera House in Partnership with the European Broadcasting Union and the BBC. This week we present Simon Boccanegra (in Italian) by Giuseppe Verdi.
Cast (in order of vocal appearance):

Paolo Albani – Mark Rucker
Pietro – Simon Shibambu
Simon Boccanegra – Carlos Álvarez
Jacopo Fiesco – Ferruccio Furlanetto
Amelia Grimaldi – Hrachuhi Bassnez
Gabriele Adorno – Francesco Meli
Amerlia’s Maidservant – Dervla Ramsy
Captain – Simon Davies