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 August 1st
    Bernard Clarke brings us Donizetti’s Anna Bolena starring Sondra Radvanovsky (picture by Pavel Antonov) as Anne Boleyn, John Relyea, Jamie Barton, Richard Ollarsaba, Bryan Hymel, Kelley O’Connor and John Irvin. Patrick Summers conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

    Saturday August 8th
    Bernard Clarke brings us Mozart’s much loved the Magic Flute in a performance from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, recorded in March this year. Irish soprano Sinead Mulhern (pictured) made her Royal Opera House operatic debut in the role of First Lady in this production which also includes Anna Siminska  as Queen of the Night. Pavol Breslik, Markus Werba, Christiane Karg and Georg Zeppenfeld. The Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus was conducted by Cornelius Meister.  

    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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