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 - Iphigenia in Tauris by Gluck
    Bernard Clarke continues his celebration of the operatic works of Gluck as he presents Iphigenia in Tauris recorded at the Four Seasons Centre, Toronto starring Susan Graham as Iphigenie and Russell Braun as Oreste. Sandra Horst conducts the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra and Chorus.

    Saturday September 6th - Leos Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen
    Bernard Clarke presents Leos Janacek’s comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen. This production was recorded at the State Opera in Vienna in July 2014 and stars Gerald Finley, Chen Reiss, Lydia Rathkolb Heinz Zednik and Donna Ellen. Franz Welser-Most conducts the Vienna State Opera and Chorus. 

    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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