Opera Night

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Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 8 February 2014

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

The Metropolitan Opera New York Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

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Saturday 18th February - Bellini's I Puritani 

In a change to the schedule, tonight we bring you I Puritani presented by Bernard Clarke, in a production recorded last Summer at the Teatro Real, Madrid. Bass Miklós Sebestyén is Elvira's father, Nicolas Teste is Elvira's uncle, Tenor Javier Camarena is Lord Arturo Talbo, Baritone Ludovic Tezier is Sir Riccardo Forth and Antonio Lozano is Sir Bruno Robertson, Annalisa Stroppa is Enrichetta di Francia and soprano Diana Damrau (pictured) sings Lady Elvira Valton. Evelion Pido conducts the Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra. (First broadcast September 2016)

Saturday 25th February - Dvorak's Rusalka 

Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvorák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the all-star cast, and Mark Elder conducts. (Kristine Opolais in the title role and Jamie Barton as Ježibaba in Dvorák's Rusalka. Photo by Ken Howard/ Metropolitan Opera)

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

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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