Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 20 July 2013

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.

The Metropolitan Opera New York Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 87th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. You can hear the 2017/18 Season every Saturday from 7pm on Opera Night and for details of the season, view their schedule here. (Please note that we will not be taking the Met broadcast of Saturday January 20th, 2018.)

Saturday 24th February - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's La Boheme

The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with an excited cast. Sonya Yoncheva sings the role of the fragile Mimì, with Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Sonya Yoncheva as Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème Photo by Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera)

Saturday 3rd March - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella’s stunning production of Puccini’s heartbreaking opera, an instant Met classic since its 2006 premiere, returns with Ermonela Jaho in the tragic title role of the trusting geisha. Roberto Aronica is her callous American lover, Pinkerton, and Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (A scene from Act I of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Photo Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera)

Music Played on the Show


Title: Rusalka Act 1

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 54:50


Title: Rusalka Act 2

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 34:22


Title: Prelude

Performer(s): Walbert, David

Duration: 3:20


Title: Rusalka Act 3

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 43:59



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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