Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 1 February 2014

Saturday July 23rd - Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Bernard Clarke brings us Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor a tragic opera in three acts. Diana Damrau is Lucia, Charles Castronovo is Sir Edgardo, Ludovic Tezier is Lord Enrico Ashton, Taylor Stayton is Lucia’s bridegroom, Kwangchul Youn is a chaplain, Peter Hoare is a huntsman and Rachael Lloyd is Lucia’s maid. This production was recorded in April at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Daniel Oren conducts the Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Saturday July 30th - Puccini’s La Boheme

Tonight, Bernard Clarke introduces a production of Puccini’s La Boheme from the Saarland State Theatre. Ho-Yoon Chung is Rodolfo, Alessandra Marianelli sings Musetta, Fabio Capitanucci is Marcello. Karel Mark Chichon conducts the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Saarland State Theatre Chorus in a production recorded at the Congress Hall, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Opera Night

Live from The Metropolitan Opera, New York - Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella’s breathtakingly beautiful and powerfully dramatic production returns to the Met, with Amanda Echalaz inher Met debut season as the tragic Cio-Cio-San. Rising tenor Bryan Hymel is Pinkerton and Philippe Auguin conducts.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Madama Butterfly

Composer: PUCCINI

Performer(s): Philippe Auguin; Amanda Echalaz (Cio-Cio-San), Elizabeth Deshong (Suzuki), Bryan Hymel (Pinkerton), Scott Hendricks (Sharpless)

Duration: 205:00



Contact the Show

Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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