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 30th May
    Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Opera Theatre Company’s recent production of Handel’s Oratorio ‘Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno’ with director John Butt, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and soloists Alison Browner, Kim Sheehan, Sharon Carty & Simon Bode. 

    Saturday 6th June
    Bernard Clarke presents Fromental Halévy’s La Juive (The Jewess) in a recording from Vienna State Opera. This work was one of the cornerstones of the French repertory with the role of Eléazar one of the great favorites of tenor Enrico Caruso. Tonight Neil Shicoff plays Eléazar  with a cast including Soile Isokoski, Zoran Todorovic, Regina Schörg, Alastair Miles, Istvan Gáti, Janusz Monarcha, Johannes Gisser, Martin Thyringer and Martin Thyringer. The Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Simone Young.

    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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