AIDA "UNMASKED" on WRCJ FM
Behind the Score: Conductor Steven Mercurio discusses our current production of Aida with WRCJ's Jimmy Rhoades.
MyTunes: Aida cast members Riccardo Massi and Angela Theis bring their favorite tunes to the studio and kick back with Jimmy Rhoades.
THE FIRST LEONORAS
Beethoven wrote the role of Leonora specifically for German soprano Anna Milder, said by Hadyn to have a "voice like a house." In 1822, Beethoven cast Wilhelmine Schroder-Devrient in the role.