Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 25 May 2013

Opera Night - Rinaldo

Continuing his exploration of the recordings of early and Baroque operas by Belgian conductor René Jacobs, tonight Bernard Clarke presents Handel's Rinaldo.

Coming up on Saturday 1st June 2013

In advance of their production of La Traviata in the Gaiety next week, Bernard Clarke presents a recording of Lyric Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro, recorded in January this year. Cast includes John Molloy as Figaro, Claudia Boyle as Susanna, Sharon Carty as Cherubino and Miriam Murphy as Marcellina.

Saturday 19th August - Verdi's Don Carlo 

We travel to the Vienna State Opera for a production of Verdi's Don Carlo. Ramon Vargas is in the title role with Placido Domino as Rodrigo. Myung-whun Chung conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Plácido Domingo and Krassimira Stoyanova in Don Carlos - Wiener Staatsoper  Michael Pöhn)

Saturday 26th August - Handel's Rodelinda 

Tonight's performance comes from the Teatro Real in Madrid. Soprano Lucy Crowe (pictured, photo by Marco Borggreve) stars in the title role, Bejun Mehta is Bertarido, Jeremy Ovenden is Grimoaldo, Sonia Prina is Eduige, Lawrence Zazzo is Unulfo and Umberto Chiummo is Garibaldo. The Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real is conductor by Ivor Bolton. 

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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