Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 7 September 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 - Peter Grimes

Peter Grimes is conducted by Steuart Bedford with the Britten-Pears Orchestra and Alan Oke in the title role.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Peter Grimes Op. 33 (Act I)

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 53:46


Title: Peter Grimes Op. 33 (Act Ii)

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 47:14


Title: Canticle 2 Abraham & Isaac

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 17:19


Title: Serande For Tenor,Horn And Strngs (3rd Movement) Nocturne

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 4:03



Contact the Show

Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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