Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 1 February 2014

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 24th September - Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet.

Tonight we travel to Goteborg Opera in Sweden for a performance of Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet. Paul Whelan is Claudius, King of Denmark, Katarina Karneus is Gertrude, Thomas Oliemans, is Hamlet Prince of Denmark, Peter Loguin is Polonius, Ditte Hojgaard Andersen is Ophelia, Joachim Backstrom is Laertes, Henrik Andersson is Marcellus and Bjorn Larsson is the Ghost of the late King Hamlet. Henrik Schaefer conducts the Goteborg Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Pictured: David Lundqvist, Anders Wangdahl, Tobias Ahlsell, Paul Whelan, Thomas Oliemans & Goteborg Operans Kor (p) Mats Backer

Saturday 1st October - Mozart's Die Zauberflote

Bernard Clarke brings the wonderful story of Die Zauberflote - The Magic Flute from the Grand Theatre, Geneva. Joachim Backstrom sings Tamion, Mandy Fredrich is the coloratura Queen of teh Night, Pretty Yende sings Pamina, Amelia Scicolone sings Papagena and Andreas Wolf is Papageno. The Grand Theatre Chorus, Zurich Boy's Chorus and The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is conducted by Gergely Madaras. (Photo (c) Carole Parodi)

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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