Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 13 July 2013

Opera Night - Otello

Bernard Clarke presents Verdi's late masterpiece, Otello. With one of the most arresting openings in all music, it simply never lets up after that.

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. 

Music Played on the Show

19:13

Title: Otello Act 1

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 31:50

19:54

Title: Otello Act 2

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 34:39

21:10

Title: Fine And Mellow

Performer(s): Holiday, Billie

Duration: 6:40

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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