Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 1 February 2014

Saturday August 27th - Bizet's Carmen

Anna Caterina Antonacci sings the title role, Dmytro Popov is Don Jose, Vito Priantem is Escamillo, Irina Lungu is Micaela, Luca Tittoto is Zuniga, Ricardo Crampton is Morales, Anna Maria Sarra is Frasquita, Lorena Scarlata is Mercedes, Sax Nicosia is Lillas Pastia, Paolo Maria Orecchia is Le Dancaire and Luca Casalin is Le Remendado. The Teatro Regio Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Asher Fisch.

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.

Saturday September 3rd - Pelleas and Melisande by Debussy

Tonight Bernard Clarke brings us to Théâtre de l'Archevêché for Debussy's Pelleas and Melisande recorded recently as part of the Aix-en-Provence Festival . Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera Chorus. Stephane Degout sings Pelleas, Barbara Hannigan is Melisande, Laurent Naouri is Golaud, Franz Josef Selig is Arkel, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is Genevieve, Chloe Briot sings Yniold and Thomas Dear is the Doctor.  

Music Played on the Show

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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

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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