Opera Night Saturday 4 January 2014
Jesus Lopez Cobos conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus in a production of Puccini’s Tosca from the Vienna State Opera. Bernard Clarke presents a star studded cast including Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann (pictured below) and Bryn Terfel.
Bernard Clarke presents Benjamin Godard’s Dante Op.111 opera in 4 acts starring Veronique Gens as Beatrice Rachel Frenkel as Gemma and Edgaras Montvidas as Dante in a production recorded at the Prinzregententheater, Munich with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Ulf Schirmer.
Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera recorded at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. Ramon Vargas is the King of Sweden, Thomas Hampson is Count Anckarstrom and the San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Nicola Luisotti.