Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 3 August 2013

Opera Night

The story of Agrippina, as she plots the downfall of Claudius & the installation of her son as emperor. This production takes us into the TV studios of Dallas & Dynasty!

Saturday September 3rd - Pelleas and Melisande by Debussy

Tonight Bernard Clarke brings us to Théâtre de l'Archevêché for Debussy's Pelleas and Melisande recorded recently as part of the Aix-en-Provence Festival . Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera Chorus. Stephane Degout sings Pelleas, Barbara Hannigan is Melisande, Laurent Naouri is Golaud, Franz Josef Selig is Arkel, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is Genevieve, Chloe Briot sings Yniold and Thomas Dear is the Doctor.  

Saturday September 10th - Goundod's Faust

Bernard Clarke brings us Gounod's Faust from the Opera House in Lausanne. Paolo Fanale sings Doctor Faust, Kenneth Kellogg is Méphistophélès, Maria Katzarava is Marguerite, Régis Mengus is Valentin, Benoît Capt is Wagner, Carine Séchaye is Siebel, and Marina Viotti sings Marthe Schwerlein. Jean-Yves Ossonce conducts the Lausanne Opera Chorus and Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. (Paolo Fanale - Photo by Sandro Scalia)

Music Played on the Show

20:20

Title: Tokka

Performer(s): Kantonen, Seppo

Duration: 5:03

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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