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 26th July - Donizetti’s Anna Bolena 
    Evelino Pido conducts the Vienna State Opera and Chorus in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena starring Krassimira Stoyanova in the title role, Luca Pisaroni as Henry V111 and Stephen Costello as Lord Percy in a 2013 production from the State Opera, Vienna.

    Saturday August 2nd - Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
    Bernard brings us to the opera in Lausanne, Switzerland for Rossini’s much loved opera buffa The Barber of Seville. Carlo Vieu conducts the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and Chorus with Edgardo Rocha, Giorgio Caoduro and Annalisa Stroppa in the leadning roles.

    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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