This special celebrates the 20th anniversary of Angela Gheorghiuâ€™s international career with intimate and candid conversations, looking back to her student days in Romania. Recorded this summer at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden,ï»¿ Angela Gheorghiu: 20 Legendary Years airs Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 3 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1.
Speaking with Jon Tolansky, Gheorghiu takes time to look back at her successful career and discuss some of her most famous roles. A professional since 1990, Gheorghiu grew up in Romania and has performed many leading roles. Listeners will enjoy excerpts from Verdiâ€™s La Traviata, Massenetâ€™s Manon, and Pucciniâ€™s La Boheme and Madama Butterfly.