Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 8 February 2014

Saturday June 25th - Rossini's The Barber of Seville

Tonight we present the critically-acclaimed Wide Open Opera production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, recorded by RTÉ lyric fm in April. Tara Erraught (see picture below) sings the role of the beautiful Rosina, rising US tenor Tyler Nelson makes his Irish debut as the romantic Count Almaviva, while star Irish baritone Gavan Ring sings the titular Figaro the barber. Also starring Irish tenor John Molloy as Basilio and Mary O'Sullivan as Berta, the Chorus of Wide Open Opera and Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera are conducted by Fergus Sheil, in a production the Irish Times called ‘A night to remember.’  

Saturday July 2nd - Puccini's Tosca

Jesus Lopez Cobos conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus in a production of Puccini’s Tosca from the Vienna State Opera. Bernard Clarke presents a star studded cast including Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann and Bryn Terfel. 

(Wide Open Opera's The Barber of Seville - Photo by Pat Redmond)

 

Opera Night

The Metropolitan Opera presents Dvorak’s Rusalka

Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles in Dvorak’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince and Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts this production

Starring: Rusalka: Renée Fleming, Foreign Princess: Emily Magee, Jezibaba: Dolora Zajick, Prince: Piotr Beczala, Water Sprite: John Relyea

Music Played on the Show

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Title:

Rusalka

Composer:

DVOŘÁK

Performer(s):

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Renée Fleming (Rusalka), Emily Magee (Foreign Princess), Dolora Zajick (Ježibaba), Piotr Beczala (Prince), John Relyea (Water Sprite)

Duration:

240:00

Contact the Show

Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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