Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 30 August 2014


    Opera Night

    Bernard Clarke continues his celebration of the operatic works of Gluck as he presents Iphigenia in Tauris recorded at the Four Seasons Centre, Toronto starring Susan Graham

    Saturday September 6th - Leos Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen
    Bernard Clarke presents Leos Janacek’s comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen. This production was recorded at the State Opera in Vienna in July 2014 and stars Gerald Finley, Chen Reiss, Lydia Rathkolb Heinz Zednik and Donna Ellen. Franz Welser-Most conducts the Vienna State Opera and Chorus. 

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:06
      Title: Iphigenia In Tauris Act Iii & Iv
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Sandra Horst (Director)
      Performer(s): Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company Chorus
      Album: Recorded at Four Seasons Centre, Toronto (Broadcast 30/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 48:09
    • 21:54
      Title: Finale
      Composer: Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Ketil Bjornstad (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Ketil Bjornstad (Keyboards)
      Album: Ophelia's Arrival / Minotauros, Grappa, GRCD4414
      Duration: 3:52

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