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 27th June
    Bernard Clarke continues his visit to Vienna State Opera with a performance tonight of Vincenzo Bellini’s I Puritani. This production stars John Tessier, Olga Peretyatko, Carlos Alvarez, Jongmin Park, Sorin Coliban, Carlos Osuna and Ilseyar Khayrullova. Marco Armiliato conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra.

    Saturday 4th July
    Bernard Clarke presents Puccini’s much loved La Bohème starring Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon. Bertrand de Billy conducts the Choir and Symphony Orchestra of Bayerischen Rundfunk. 

    Saturday 11th July 
    Tonight we'll hear Verdi's Un Ballo in maschera, an opera in three acts, after Eugène Scribe's 'Gustave III, ou Le Bal masqué'. Tenor Stefano Secco sings Gustavo, King of Sweden; George Petean, baritone, sings Count Anckarström, and soprano Tamar Iveri sings the role of Amelia. The La Monnaie Chorus and Symphony Orchestra are conducted by Carlo Rizzi. 

    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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