Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 9 November 2013

Opera Night - Cristina, regina di Svezia

Recorded live at Wexford Festival Opera 2013. The life and reign of Queen Christina of Sweden provides the inspiration for Jacopo Foroni's opera Cristina, regina di Svezia.

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

21:05

Title: Piano Sonata In F Major (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 4:14

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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