Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 18 May 2013

    Opera Night Saturday 18 May 2013

    Monteverdi's l'Orfeo

    Starting this week Bernard Clarke will explore recordings by the Belgian conductor René Jacobs, renowned for his performances of Baroque and early Classical opera.

    Tonight we’ll hear his superlative recording of L’Orfeo, Monteverdi’s telling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. First performed in 1607, Bernard examines the recent superlative recording by Jacobs with the Concerto Vocale, and Laurence Dale singing the title role.

    Saturday 23rd May
    Bernard Clarke brings us Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy) in a performance recorded earlier this year in Teatro Regio, Turin, Italy. Paolo Bordogna plays Don Geronio, Nino Machaidze is Fiorilla, Carlo Lepore stars as The Turk, Edgardo Rocha is Narciso and Simone Del Savio is poet Prosdocimo .Teatro Regio Orchestra and Chorus is conducted by Daniele Rustioni.

    Saturday 30th May
    Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Opera Theatre Company’s recent production of Handel’s Oratorio ‘Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno’ with director John Butt, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and soloists Alison Browner, Kim Sheehan, Sharon Carty & Simon Bode. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:31
      Title: El Noi De La Mere
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Performer(s): Traditional Catalan
      Duration: 3:47

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