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 5th September
    Tonight Bernard Clarke introduces Delibes’ much loved Opera Lakme in a new co-production by Lausanne Opera and Opera Comique. Miguel Ortega conducts the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and Chorus with Julia Bauer (pictured) as Lakme, Daniel Golossov as Nilakantha, Jonathan Spicher as Hadjii and Philippe Renaud-Danthe as the Fortune Teller. 

    Saturday 12th September 
    Bernard Clarke brings us Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades. James Conlon conducts the Rome Orchestra and Chorus in this production which was recorded in the Opera House, Rome. The cast includes Maksim Aksenov, Tomas Tomasson, Vitaliy Bilyy, Elena Zaremba, Oksana Dyka and Elena Maximova.

    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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