Riders of the Purple Sage Broadcast
Arizona Opera is proud to announce our electrifying premiere of the new American opera Riders of the Purple Sage will be released for broadcast nationally and internationally on November 25, 2017! The broadcast will be heard on more than 60 stations throughout the United States and will be available internationally to the European Broadcasting Union.
Based on the best-selling Western novel of the same name by Zane Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage was given its world premiere by Arizona Opera in February 2017, to high acclaim from audiences and critics in Arizona and beyond.
The Riders of the Purple Sage broadcast will air in three parts, including interviews with soprano Laura Wilde, composer Craig Bohmler and librettist Steven Mark Kohn. In Greater Phoenix, the Riders of the Purple Sage broadcast will be available at 11:00 a.m. (local time) on November 25, 2017 at 89.5 KBAQ as well as in surround-sound on DTV 8.5, Classical Arizona PBS.
For the the full list of the broadcast locations worldwide, click here.