Opera Night

Opera Night

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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

Saturday September 3rd - Pelleas and Melisande by Debussy

Tonight Bernard Clarke brings us to Théâtre de l'Archevêché for Debussy's Pelleas and Melisande recorded recently as part of the Aix-en-Provence Festival . Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonic Orchestra and Cape Town Opera Chorus. Stephane Degout sings Pelleas, Barbara Hannigan is Melisande, Laurent Naouri is Golaud, Franz Josef Selig is Arkel, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo is Genevieve, Chloe Briot sings Yniold and Thomas Dear is the Doctor.  

Saturday September 10th - Goundod's Faust

Bernard Clarke brings us Gounod's Faust from the Opera House in Lausanne. Paolo Fanale sings Doctor Faust, Kenneth Kellogg is Méphistophélès, Maria Katzarava is Marguerite, Régis Mengus is Valentin, Benoît Capt is Wagner, Carine Séchaye is Siebel, and Marina Viotti sings Marthe Schwerlein. Jean-Yves Ossonce conducts the Lausanne Opera Chorus and Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. (Paolo Fanale - Photo by Sandro Scalia)

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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