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    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 30th May
    Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Opera Theatre Company’s recent production of Handel’s Oratorio ‘Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno’ with director John Butt, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and soloists Alison Browner, Kim Sheehan, Sharon Carty & Simon Bode. 

    Saturday 6th June
    Bernard Clarke presents Fromental Halévy’s La Juive (The Jewess) in a recording from Vienna State Opera. This work was one of the cornerstones of the French repertory with the role of Eléazar one of the great favorites of tenor Enrico Caruso. Tonight Neil Shicoff plays Eléazar  with a cast including Soile Isokoski, Zoran Todorovic, Regina Schörg, Alastair Miles, Istvan Gáti, Janusz Monarcha, Johannes Gisser, Martin Thyringer and Martin Thyringer. The Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Simone Young.

    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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