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    Opera Night Saturday 13 September 2014

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    Tonight Bernard presents Puccini's Manon Lescaut, opera in four acts after the novel by Abbe Prevost.

    Saturday 13th September - Manon Lascaut by Puccini
    Tonight Bernard presents Manon Lascaut, an opera in four acts after the novel by Abbe Prevost, which was performed this year as part of the Baden-Baden Easter Festival 2014. Eva-Maria Westbroek plays Manon Lescaut, Lester Lynch Manon’s brother and Bogdan Mihai as Edmundo. Sir Simon Rattle (pictured) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Saturday 20th September - Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea
    Tonight’s opera was recorded at the Palais Garnier, Paris in June 2014. Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea. The opera was premiered in Venice in 1642-43, but after a 1651 revival in Naples it remained unperformed for 250 years. This production stars Gaelle Arquez, Jael Azzaretti, Amel and Brahim-Djelloul. Rinaldo Alessandrini conducts Concerto Italiano. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:44
      Title: Manon Lescaut Act Ii
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Massimo Giordano (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Walter Zeh (Director), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Chorus
      Album: Recorded at Festival Hall, Baden-Baden (Broadcast 130914), EBU
      Duration: 41:26
    • 20:07
      Title: Der Ausflug
      Composer: Dopp, Andreas
      Performer(s): Andreas Dopp (Electric Guitar, Zither, Glockenspiel)
      Performer(s): Andreas Dopp (Electric Guitar, Zither, Glockenspiel)
      Album: Taiga Taxi, Blacklisted Records, BCD 080801-16
      Duration: 4:05
    • 20:28
      Title: Manon Lescaut Act Iii
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Massimo Giordano (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Walter Zeh (Director), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Chorus
      Album: Recorded at Festival Hall, Baden-Baden (Broadcast 130914), EBU
      Duration: 22:14
    • 20:51
      Title: Manon Lescaut Act Iv
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Massimo Giordano (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Walter Zeh (Director), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Chorus
      Album: Recorded at Festival Hall, Baden-Baden (Broadcast 130914), EBU
      Duration: 21:52
    • 21:14
      Title: The Diary Of One Who Disappeared
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Diane Atherton/Deryn Edwards/Susan Flannery
      Performer(s): Diane Atherton/Deryn Edwards/Susan Flannery
      Album: The Diary of One Who Disappeared
      Duration: 33:05
    • 21:51
      Title: Dolce E Calma
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Maria Callas
      Performer(s): Rai Orchestra Turin
      Album: The First Recordings
      Duration: 7:43

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