Opera Night

    Saturday, 7 - 10pm

    Opera Night Saturday 28 June 2014

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    Opera Night

    In Florence in 1600 Caccini produced what can be regarded as the first opera, L'Euridice, on a text by Ottavio Rinuccini, of which we still have a trace today.

    Saturday 29th August
    Bernard Clarke brings us to the Verona Arena for a performance of Mozart’s much loved Don Giovanni. Carlos Alvarez plays Don Giovanni, Irina Lungu (pictured) is Donna Anna, Saimir Pirgu is Don Ottavio, and they are joined by Rafal Siwek, Maria Jose Siri, Alex Esposito, Christian Senn and Natalia Roman. The Verona Arena Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Stefano Montanari.

    Saturday 5th September
    Tonight Bernard Clarke introduces Delibes’ much loved Opera Lakme in a new co-production by Lausanne Opera and Opera Comique. Miguel Ortega conducts the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and Chorus with Julia Bauer (pictured) as Lakme, Daniel Golossov as Nilakantha, Jonathan Spicher as Hadjii and Philippe Renaud-Danthe as the Fortune Teller. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:17
      Title: Pulcinella (1947 Version)
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Ryland Davies, Tenor; Theresa Berganza, Mezzo; John Shirley-Quirke, Baritone
      Performer(s): Ryland Davies, Tenor; Theresa Berganza, Mezzo; John Shirley-Quirke, Baritone, London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps; The Firebird; Petrouchka; Pulcinella; Jeu de cartes, 453 085-2
      Duration: 38:51
    • 21:44
      Title: God Knows
      Composer: Reidy, Tony
      Performer(s): Tony Reidy (Vocals/Guitar)
      Performer(s): Tony Reidy (Vocals/Guitar), Seamie O'Dowd (Guitars,Bass,Fiddles); Paul Gurney (Keys/Accordian);
      Album: A Rough Shot of Lipstick, Tony Reidy, TRCD02
      Duration: 4:16

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