Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 28 June 2014

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 22nd July - The Vienna State Opera presents Verdi's Il Trovatore

Anna Netrebko (pictured) stars in Verdi's Il Trovatore from the Vienna State Opera alongside tenor Roberto Alagna, baritone Ludovic Tezier, mezzo Luciana D'Intino, bass Jongmin Park, soprano Simina Ivan and tenor Jinxu Xiahou. Marco Armiliato conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra.

Saturday 29th July - Wagner's Die Walkure

The Swedish Royal Opera, Stockholm presents Wagner's Die Walkure. Soprano Nina Stemme is Brunnhilde, Michael Weinius is Siegmund, Cornelia Beskow is Sieglinde, Lennart Forsen is Hunding, John Lundgren is Wotan, Katarina Dalayman is Fricka, Susanna Stern is Gerhilde, Angela Rotondo is Ortlinde, Marie-Louise Granstrom is Waltraute, Katarina Leoson is Schwertleite, Sara Olsson is Helmwige, Monika Mannerstrom Skog is Siegrune, Johanna Rudstrom is Rossweisse and Kristina Martling is Grimgerde in a production with the Swedish Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Marko Letonja. (Photo Credit Markus Gårder)

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, 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), 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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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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