Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 1 February 2014

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    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 6th - Leos Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen
    Bernard Clarke presents Leos Janacek’s comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen. This production was recorded at the State Opera in Vienna in July 2014 and stars Gerald Finley, Chen Reiss, Lydia Rathkolb Heinz Zednik and Donna Ellen. Franz Welser-Most conducts the Vienna State Opera and Chorus. 

    Saturday 13th September - Manon Lascaut by Puccini
    Tonight Bernard presents Manon Lascaut, an opera in four acts after the novel by Abbe Prevost, which was performed this year as part of the Baden-Baden Easter Festival 2014. Eva-Maria Westbroek plays Manon Lescaut, Lester Lynch Manon’s brother and Bogdan Mihai as Edmundo. Sir Simon Rattle (pictured) conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

    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)
      Performer(s): Philippe Auguin; Amanda Echalaz (Cio-Cio-San), Elizabeth Deshong (Suzuki), Bryan Hymel (Pinkerton), Scott Hendricks (Sharpless)
      Album: EBU RECORDING, EBU RECORDING
      Duration: 205:00

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