KDFC To Air S.F. Opera
March 13, 2007 at 6:56 AM (PT)
ENTERCOM Classical KDFC/SAN FRANCISCO will broadcast the SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, the troupe's first regular broadcasts after a 25-year absence from the airwaves. The monthly broadcasts return to the air APRIL 1 under a 14-month deal, according to the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE. KDFC's DIANNE NICOLINI will host the broadcasts, with MARILYN MERCUR producing and the OPERA's Dir./Artistic & Music Administration, SHANE GASBARRA, as Exec. Producer.
The S.F. OPERA aired on the old Classical KKHI from 1971 through 1982; KALW/BERKELEY carried the OPERA's performance of "MADAME BUTTERFLY" in 2002.