Cook, who received a 2002 Tony nomination for her one-woman concert Mostly Sondheim, will be featured during the first interval break of the opera, which will be broadcast in the metropolitan area on WQXR, 96.3 FM. The opera, which features Solveig Kringelborn as Rosalinde, Rosemary Joshua as Adele, Jennifer Larmore as Prince Orlofsky, David Kuebler as Eisenstein and Otto Schenk as Frosch, will be aired from 1:30 to 4:30 PM. Cheered for her beautiful, crystal-clear soprano voice, Barbara Cook has starred on Broadway in Flahooley, Candide, The Gay Life, The Music Man and She Loves Me. She received a Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her performance as Marian in The Music Man. Cook is also an internationally renowned concert artist whose numerous recordings are available on CD, including her Sondheim evening on DRG Records.
For a complete list of stations carrying the opera and the Cook interview, go to www.operacast.com/met2002.htm.