Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 17 May 2014

Opera Night

Opera Night with Bernard Clarke - Wagner's Lohengrin Recorded in April 2014 at the Staatsoper, Vienna. Tonight Mikko Franck conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra.

The Metropolitan Opera New York Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 87th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. You can hear the 2017/18 Season every Saturday from 7pm on Opera Night and for details of the season, view their schedule here

Saturday March 17th - Eithne by Robert O'Dwyer

Doireann Ní Bhriain presents a broadcast from October 2017 of Robert O'Dwyer's Eithne from the National Concert Hall, Dublin. In this romantic adaptation of a mysterious ancient Irish legend, the mortal son of Ireland's High King falls in love with the magical Eithne, daughter of the King of Tír na nÓg. A rare example of an opera with the libretto in the Irish language. Eithne stars internationally acclaimed artists soprano Orla Boylan (pictured) as Eithne, baritone Gavan Ring as the High King of Ireland and tenor Robin Tritschler as Ceart, Eithne's lover. The chorus of Opera Theatre Company and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra are conducted by Fergus Sheil. You can listen again here

Saturday March 24th - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's Turandot

Puccini's grand spectacle of legendary China stars Martina Serafin in the role of the ice princess and Marcelo Alvarez as the unknown prince who must thaw her heart or die. Guanqun Yu, Hei-Kyung Hong, and Ronald Naldi are among the other remarkable artists featured in this cherished Franco Zeffirelli production, led by Marco Armiliato. (Marcelo Alvarez as Calaf in Puccini's Turandot. Photo by Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera.)

Music Played on the Show


Title: Lohengrin

Composer: Richard Wagner

Performer(s): Klaus Florian Vogt, Camilla Nylund, Michaela Martens, Wolfgang Koch, Baritone, Gunther Groissbock, Detlef Roth, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna State Opera Orchestra Conducted By Mikko Franck

Duration: 214:00



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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