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The Sunday Opera: Verdi's "Attila" from the La Scala Opera House in Milan

It’s an afternoon of classical invaders on this week’s Sunday Opera (8/18 3:00 p.m.) that begins with Verdi’s “Attila” from La Scala in Milan featuring Ildar Adbrazakov in the title role and Saioa Hernandez as Odabella.  Riccardo Chailly conducts a cast that also in cludes George Petean, Fabio Sartori, Francesco Pittari, and Gianluco Bratto.  After the opera, join Michael Kownacky for other invasions including Shostakovich’s 7th or “Leningrad” Symphony, Janacek’s Taras Bulba Rhapsody, and a bit of Poledouris’ score for “Conan the Barabarian.”

Michael is program host and host of the WWFM Sunday Opera, Sundays at 3 pm, and co-host of The Dress Circle, Sundays at 7 pm.