Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 18 May 2013

Saturday August 27th - Bizet's Carmen

Anna Caterina Antonacci sings the title role, Dmytro Popov is Don Jose, Vito Priantem is Escamillo, Irina Lungu is Micaela, Luca Tittoto is Zuniga, Ricardo Crampton is Morales, Anna Maria Sarra is Frasquita, Lorena Scarlata is Mercedes, Sax Nicosia is Lillas Pastia, Paolo Maria Orecchia is Le Dancaire and Luca Casalin is Le Remendado. The Teatro Regio Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Asher Fisch.

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 September 3rd - Pelleas and Melisande by Debussy

Tonight Bernard Clarke brings us to Théâtre de l'Archevêché for Debussy's Pelleas and Melisande recorded recently as part of the Aix-en-Provence Festival . Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera Chorus. Stephane Degout sings Pelleas, Barbara Hannigan is Melisande, Laurent Naouri is Golaud, Franz Josef Selig is Arkel, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is Genevieve, Chloe Briot sings Yniold and Thomas Dear is the Doctor.  

Music Played on the Show

21:31

Title: El Noi De La Mere

Performer(s): Traditional Catalan

Duration: 3:47

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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