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 April - Richard Strauss’ Arabella
    Swedish soprano Malin Bystrom stars in the title role of Strauss’s nostalgic romance, which explores the fleeting charms of youth, opposite Michael Volle and Genia Kuhmeier. Philippe Auguin conducts this touching and beautiful score. (Photo Winnie KlotzMetropolitan Opera)

    Saturday 26th April - Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte
    Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s beloved comedy about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard and Susanna Phillips are the sisters Dorabella and Fiordiligi, and Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are their lovers. Danielle de Niese is the scheming Despina. (Pictured: Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese and Susanna Phillips in Mozart's Così fan tutte. Photo Marty Sohl/ Metropolitan Opera)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:02 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No. 2 (Iv) Finale: Allegro
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:37
    • 08:01 p.m.
      Title: Macbeth Act 1
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:49:03

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