Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 15 February 2014

Saturday July 23rd - Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Bernard Clarke brings us Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor a tragic opera in three acts. Diana Damrau is Lucia, Charles Castronovo is Sir Edgardo, Ludovic Tezier is Lord Enrico Ashton, Taylor Stayton is Lucia’s bridegroom, Kwangchul Youn is a chaplain, Peter Hoare is a huntsman and Rachael Lloyd is Lucia’s maid. This production was recorded in April at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Daniel Oren conducts the Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Saturday July 30th - Puccini’s La Boheme

Tonight, Bernard Clarke introduces a production of Puccini’s La Boheme from the Saarland State Theatre. Ho-Yoon Chung is Rodolfo, Alessandra Marianelli sings Musetta, Fabio Capitanucci is Marcello. Karel Mark Chichon conducts the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Saarland State Theatre Chorus in a production recorded at the Congress Hall, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Opera Night

Live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York - Die Frau onhe Schatten – Richard Strauss

Strauss’s magical opera returns to the Met starring Anne Schwanewilms, Christine Goerke, Torsten Kerl and Johan Reuter, under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski

Music Played on the Show


Title: Die Frau Ohne Schatten

Composer: R. STRAUSS

Performer(s): Vladimir Jurowski; Anne Schwanewilms (The Empress), Christine Goerke (The Dyer's Wife), Ildikó Komlósi (The Nurse), Torsten Kerl (The Emperor), Johan Reuter (Barak)

Duration: 240:00



Contact the Show

Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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