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 August 1st
    Bernard Clarke brings us Donizetti’s Anna Bolena starring Sondra Radvanovsky (picture by Pavel Antonov) as Anne Boleyn, John Relyea, Jamie Barton, Richard Ollarsaba, Bryan Hymel, Kelley O’Connor and John Irvin. Patrick Summers conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

    Saturday August 8th
    Bernard Clarke brings us Mozart’s much loved the Magic Flute in a performance from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, recorded in March this year. Irish soprano Sinead Mulhern (pictured) made her Royal Opera House operatic debut in the role of First Lady in this production which also includes Anna Siminska  as Queen of the Night. Pavol Breslik, Markus Werba, Christiane Karg and Georg Zeppenfeld. The Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus was conducted by Cornelius Meister.  

    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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