Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 4 January 2014

Opera Night from the Metropolitan Opera, New York

Margaret Juntwait presents Mozart's Magic Flute, K.620 staring Nathan Gunn as the winsome Papageno, Alek Shrader as Tamino and Eric Owens as Sarastro.

The Metropolitan Opera New York Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 86th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. You can hear the 2016/17 Season every Saturday from 7pm on Opera Night and for details of the season, view their schedule here

Saturday 29th April - Wagner's The Flying Dutchman 

New Met star Michael Volle sings the title role of the ghostly sailor damned to wander the seas in search of the love that will set him free, under the baton of the exciting Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Amber Wagner is Senta, whose love he seeks. The powerhouse cast also includes Dolora Zajick, Ben Bliss, Franz-Josef Selig, and Jay Hunter Morris as Erik, returning for the first time after his memorable portrayal of Siegfried in Wagner’s Ring. (Pictured - a scene from Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer Photo by Cory Weaver Metropolitan Opera)

Saturday 6th May - Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac

The comedy/tragedy of Cyrano de Bergerac and his beloved Roxane, a love story for the ages, comes alive in this rediscovered operatic gem, which packs the power of full-blooded Italian verismo. The title role is a signature part for the charismatic star tenor Roberto Alagna, performing it with the company for the first time opposite Met favorite Patricia Racette, who plays his secret love. Marco Armiliato conducts.(Roberto Alagna sings the title role in Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac. Photo by Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera.)

Music Played on the Show

20:59

Title: Art Thou Troubled

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 4:57

21:04

Title: Or Sai Chi L'Onore

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:09

21:07

Title: Bella Figlia Del'amore

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 5:47

21:13

Title: Duet From Pearl Fishers: Au Fond Du Temple Saint

Performer(s): Bizet, Georges

Duration: 6:27

21:18

Title: Largo Al Factotum From Barber Of Seville

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 5:13

21:23

Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 3:40

21:27

Title: Ruasalka - Song To The Moon

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 5:22

21:32

Title: Toreador Song From Carmen

Performer(s): Bizet, Georges

Duration: 5:51

21:37

Title: Casta Diva

Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo

Duration: 7:51

21:42

Title: Les Oiseaux Dans La Charmille

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 7:26

21:50

Title: Nabucco - Va Pensiero (Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 5:11

21:55

Title: Nessun Dorma

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 4:41

21:59

Title: Le Nozze Di Figaro: Porgi Amor

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:45

00:00

Title: The Magic Flute

Composer: MOZART

Performer(s): Jane Glover; Heidi Stober (Pamina), Kathryn Lewek (Queen Of The Night), Alek Shrader (Tamino), Nathan Gunn (Papageno), Shenyang (Speaker), Eric Owens (Sarastro)

Duration: 180:00

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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