Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 23 July 2016

Saturday July 30th - Puccini’s La Boheme

Tonight, Bernard Clarke introduces a production of Puccini’s La Boheme from the Saarland State Theatre. Ho-Yoon Chung is Rodolfo, Alessandra Marianelli sings Musetta, Fabio Capitanucci is Marcello. Karel Mark Chichon conducts the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Saarland State Theatre Chorus in a production recorded at the Congress Hall, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Saturday August 6th - Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

Bernard Clarke presents Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro in a production from the archives of the Metropolitan Opera New York from December 1985. Ruggero Raimondi plays Figaro, Kathleen Battle sings Susanna, Thomas Allen is Count Almaviva, Carol Vaness is Countess Almaviva, Frederica Von Stade sings Cerubino and Dawn Upshaw sings Barbarina. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by James Levine.

Opera Night

Bernard Clarke brings us Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor a tragic opera in three acts.

Music Played on the Show

18:05

Title: Lucia Di Lammermoor, Tragic Opera In Three Acts (Act I)

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Diana Damrau (Soprano), Charles Castronovo (Tenor), Ludovic Tezier (Baritone), Taylor Stayton (Tenor), Kwangchul Youn (Bass), Raimondo Bidebent (Tenor), Rachael Lloyd (Mezzo-Soprano), Royal Opera House Orchestra, Royal Opera Chorus

Album: Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Broadcast 230716)

Duration: 42:09

18:50

Title: Lucia Di Lammermoor, Tragic Opera In Three Acts (Act Ii)

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Diana Damrau (Soprano), Charles Castronovo (Tenor), Ludovic Tezier (Baritone), Taylor Stayton (Tenor), Kwangchul Youn (Bass), Raimondo Bidebent (Tenor), Rachael Lloyd (Mezzo-Soprano), Royal Opera House Orchestra, Royal Opera Chorus

Album: Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Broadcast 230716)

Duration: 41:34

19:34

Title: Lucia Di Lammermoor, Tragic Opera In Three Acts (Act Iii)

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Diana Damrau (Soprano), Charles Castronovo (Tenor), Ludovic Tezier (Baritone), Taylor Stayton (Tenor), Kwangchul Youn (Bass), Raimondo Bidebent (Tenor), Rachael Lloyd (Mezzo-Soprano), Royal Opera House Orchestra, Royal Opera Chorus

Album: Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Broadcast 230716)

Duration: 60:47

20:36

Title: Macbeth Excerpts

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Maria Callas Complete Studio Recordings

Duration: 23:12

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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