On CBC Radio 2 today: COC's fabulous Death in Venice, followed by choirs singing Pärt and Schafer
There are two great reasons to listen to CBC Radio 2 today:
1. Saturday Afternoon at the Opera (1 p.m. EST) features the Canadian Opera Company's fantastic production of Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten. We are also promised an interview with Toronto tenor Lawrence Wiliford regarding his new CD of Britten songs. Details here.
2. This evening, on The Signal (10 p.m. EST), you can catch a Soundstreams concert of choral music by Arvo Pärt and R. Murray Schafer featuring university voices, recorded earlier this fall at Koerner Hall. Details here.