Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

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 87th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. You can hear the 2017/18 Season every Saturday from 7pm on Opera Night and for details of the season, view their schedule here

Saturday March 17th - Eithne by Robert O'Dwyer

Doireann Ní Bhriain presents a broadcast from October 2017 of Robert O'Dwyer's Eithne from the National Concert Hall, Dublin. In this romantic adaptation of a mysterious ancient Irish legend, the mortal son of Ireland's High King falls in love with the magical Eithne, daughter of the King of Tír na nÓg. A rare example of an opera with the libretto in the Irish language. Eithne stars internationally acclaimed artists soprano Orla Boylan (pictured) as Eithne, baritone Gavan Ring as the High King of Ireland and tenor Robin Tritschler as Ceart, Eithne's lover. The chorus of Opera Theatre Company and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra are conducted by Fergus Sheil. (This production was first broadcast on Saturday 14th October 2017)

Saturday March 24th - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's Turandot

Puccini's grand spectacle of legendary China stars Martina Serafin in the role of the ice princess and Marcelo Alvarez as the unknown prince who must thaw her heart or die. Guanqun Yu, Hei-Kyung Hong, and Ronald Naldi are among the other remarkable artists featured in this cherished Franco Zeffirelli production, led by Marco Armiliato. (Marcelo Alvarez as Calaf in Puccini's Turandot. Photo by Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera.)

Music Played on the Show


Title: Art Thou Troubled

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 4:57


Title: Or Sai Chi L'Onore

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:09


Title: Bella Figlia Del'amore

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 5:47


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

Performer(s): Bizet, Georges

Duration: 6:27


Title: Largo Al Factotum From Barber Of Seville

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 5:13


Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 3:40


Title: Ruasalka - Song To The Moon

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 5:22


Title: Toreador Song From Carmen

Performer(s): Bizet, Georges

Duration: 5:51


Title: Casta Diva

Performer(s): Bellini, Vincenzo

Duration: 7:51


Title: Les Oiseaux Dans La Charmille

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 7:26


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

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 5:11


Title: Nessun Dorma

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 4:41


Title: Le Nozze Di Figaro: Porgi Amor

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:45


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



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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