Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 21 May 2016

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    Opera Night

    Opera Night presented by Bernard Clarke

    Saturday May 28th - Rossini’s La Cenerentola

    Bernard brings us the beloved tale of Cinderella. Isabel Leonard is the leading lady partnered with bel canto master Lawrence Brownlee and Alessandro Corbelli sings the pompous stepfather. The Lyric Opera Orchestra is conducted by Andrew Davis in a production from the Lyric Opera, Chicago. (Pictured Isabel Leonard in La Cenerentola (c) Todd-Rosenberg)

    Saturday June 4th - The Marriage of Figaro

    Bernard Clarke brings us the ever popular Marriage of Figaro from the Civic Opera House in Chicago. This performance features Adam Plachetka in the title role, Christiane Karg as Suzanna,  Amanda Majeski as Countess Almaviva, Luca Pisaroni as Count Almaviva, Rachel Frenkel as Cherubino, Katharine Goeldner as Marcellina, and Brindley Sherratt as Bartolo. The Lyric Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Henrik Nanasi. (Pictured Christiane Karg, Rachel Frenkel, Adam Plachetka as Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro - photo Michael Brosilow)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:05
      Title: Ariodante (Part 1)
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sharon Carty (Mezzo Soprano), Kim Sheehan (Soprano), Hilary Summers (Contralto), Francisco Brito (Tenor), Edward Grint (Bass-Baritone), Irish Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Handel Ariodante OTC and IBO Recorded 15th April 2016 (Broadcast 210516), RTE, RTE
      Duration: 67:41
    • 20:16
      Title: Ariodante (Part 2)
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sharon Carty (Mezzo Soprano), Kim Sheehan (Soprano), Hilary Summers (Contralto), Francisco Brito (Tenor), Edward Grint (Bass-Baritone), Irish Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Handel Ariodante OTC and IBO Recorded 15th April 2016 (Broadcast 210516), RTE, RTE
      Duration: 62:00
    • 21:20
      Title: Les Nuits D'Éte
      Composer: Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter, Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: Hector Berlioz, Deutsche Grammophon, 445 823-2
      Duration: 28:49

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