Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 20 July 2013

Saturday July 30th - Puccini’s La Boheme

Tonight, Bernard Clarke introduces a production of Puccini’s La Boheme from the Saarland State Theatre. Ho-Yoon Chung is Rodolfo, Alessandra Marianelli sings Musetta, Fabio Capitanucci is Marcello. Karel Mark Chichon conducts the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Saarland State Theatre Chorus in a production recorded at the Congress Hall, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Saturday August 6th - Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

Bernard Clarke presents Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro in a production from the archives of the Metropolitan Opera New York from December 1985. Ruggero Raimondi plays Figaro, Kathleen Battle sings Susanna, Thomas Allen is Count Almaviva, Carol Vaness is Countess Almaviva, Frederica Von Stade sings Cerubino and Dawn Upshaw sings Barbarina. The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by James Levine.

Opera Night - Dvorák: Rusalka

Dvorák's Rusalka is a fairytale fantasy about a water nymph who falls in love with a mortal prince and becomes an unhappy human is one of his masterpieces.

Music Played on the Show

18:08

Title: Rusalka Act 1

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 54:50

19:06

Title: Rusalka Act 2

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 34:22

19:33

Title: Prelude

Performer(s): Walbert, David

Duration: 3:20

19:44

Title: Rusalka Act 3

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 43:59

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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