Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 15 February 2014

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

Saturday September 23rd - Maria Callas in Puccini's Tosca

We delve into the archives again this week for another great recording by the legendary Maria Callas as we mark the 40th anniversary of her death this month. Tonight, we bring you Puccini's Tosca.  Maria Callas is Floria Tosca, Guiseppe de Stefano is Mario Cavaradossi, Tito Gobbi is Scarpia, Franco Calabrese is Cesare Angelotti, Angelo Mercuriali is Spoletta, Melchiorre Luide is Il sagrestano, Dario Caselli is Sciarrone and Alvaro Cordova is Un Pastore. The Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala Milan is conducted by Victor de Sabata 

Saturday September 30th - Maria Callas in Verdi's La Traviata

We have another great recording by the legendary Maria Callas as we mark the 40th Anniversary of her death this month. La Traviata, an opera by Giuseppe Verdi, is a love story shrouded in sacrifice and misunderstanding. Maria Callas sings Violetta, Francesco Albanese is Alfredo Germont, Ugo Savarese is Giorgio Germont, Ede Marietti Gandolfo is Flora Bervoix, Ines Marietti is Annina, Mariano Caruso is Gastone, Alberto Albertini is Il Barone Douphol, Mario Zorgniotti is Il marchese d'Obigny and Il Dottore Grenvil, and Tommaso Soley is Giuseppe and Cora Cetra and the RAI Symphony Orchestra of Turin is conducted by Gabriele Santini. 

Music Played on the Show

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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

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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