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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 28th January - Rossini's Barber of Seville 

Peter Mattei reprises one of his most compelling portrayals, that of the wily barber Figaro. The Met’s popular production of Rossini’s comedic jewel—performed in the full-length Italian version—also pairs bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena as the lovers Rosina and Count Almaviva, with Maurizio Benini conducting. (Peter Mattei as Figaro in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia Photo by Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera) 

Saturday 4th February - Verdi's Rigoletto  

Michael Mayer’s hit production of Rigoletto places the action in a neon-bedecked Las Vegas in 1960. Stephen Costello is the womanizing Duke, Olga Peretyatko is the innocent Gilda, and Željko Lucic reprises his heartbreaking take on the tragic title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Željko Lucic as the title character of Verdi's Rigoletto Photo Ken Howard/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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