Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 23 November 2013

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    Opera Night - Verdi Macbeth

    Verdi famously maintained he wanted a "she devil" in the role of Lady Macbeth, and that points to the dark heart of this fascinating essay in musical evil.
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    Bernard Clarke on MacBeth

    Bernard Clarke explores the sonic world of Macbeth, placing the listener in the consciousness of the dark lord Macbeth himself...

    Saturday 19th July - Verdi’s Nabucco
    Bernard Clarke presents Verdi’s Nabucco as recorded live in March at the State Opera in Vienna. This production stars Placido Domingo (below) in the role of Nabucco and Anna Smirnova, Zoryana Kushpler, Marian Talaba, Dmitry Belosselskiy and Caroline Wenborne. Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducts the Vienna State Orchestra and Chorus.

    Saturday 26th July - Donizetti’s Anna Bolena 
    Evelino Pido conducts the Vienna State Opera and Chorus in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena starring Krassimira Stoyanova in the title role, Luca Pisaroni as Henry V111 and Stephen Costello as Lord Percy in a 2013 production from the State Opera, Vienna.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:02
      Title: Symphony No. 2 (Iv) Finale: Allegro
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 6:37
    • 20:01
      Title: Macbeth Act 1
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 49:03

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