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    Opera Night Saturday 15 February 2014

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    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

    Saturday May 21st - Handel’s Ariodante

    Bernard Clarke presents Handel’s dramatic and emotional tale Ariodante - starring mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty in the title role, and soloists including soprano Majella Cullagh (Ginevra), soprano Kim Sheehan, grammy award-winning Welsh contralto Hilary Summers (Polinesso), Argentinian tenor Francisco Brito (Ariodante’s brother, Lurcanio) and Edward Grint (King of Scotland). The Irish Baroque Orchestra is conducted by Markellos Chryssicos. Presented by Opera Theatre Company, this was production was recorded in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin on 15th April, 2016. 

    Saturday May 28th - Rossini’s La Cenerentola

    Bernard brings us the beloved tale of Cinderella. Isabel Leonard is the leading lady partnered with bel canto master Lawrence Brownlee and Alessandro Corbelli sings the pompous stepfather. The Lyric Opera Orchestra is conducted by Andrew Davis in a production from the Lyric Opera, Chicago. (Pictured Isabel Leonard in La Cenerentola (c) Todd-Rosenberg)

    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)
      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

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