Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 2 August 2014

Opera Night

Bernard brings us to the opera in Lausanne, Switzerland for Rossini's much loved opera buffa The Barber of Seville. With Edgardo Rocha, Giorgio Caoduro and Annalisa Stroppa.

Saturday 24th September - Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet.

Tonight we travel to Goteborg Opera in Sweden for a performance of Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet. Paul Whelan is Claudius, King of Denmark, Katarina Karneus is Gertrude, Thomas Oliemans, is Hamlet Prince of Denmark, Peter Loguin is Polonius, Ditte Hojgaard Andersen is Ophelia, Joachim Backstrom is Laertes, Henrik Andersson is Marcellus and Bjorn Larsson is the Ghost of the late King Hamlet. Henrik Schaefer conducts the Goteborg Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Pictured: David Lundqvist, Anders Wangdahl, Tobias Ahlsell, Paul Whelan, Thomas Oliemans & Goteborg Operans Kor (p) Mats Backer

Saturday 1st October - Mozart's Die Zauberflote

Bernard Clarke brings the wonderful story of Die Zauberflote - The Magic Flute from the Grand Theatre, Geneva. Joachim Backstrom sings Tamion, Mandy Fredrich is the coloratura Queen of teh Night, Pretty Yende sings Pamina, Amelia Scicolone sings Papagena and Andreas Wolf is Papageno. The Grand Theatre Chorus, Zurich Boy's Chorus and The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is conducted by Gergely Madaras. (Photo (c) Carole Parodi)

Music Played on the Show

20:25

Title: Two Sentimental Romances - I. Andantino In A Major

Composer: Stenhammar, Wilhelm

Performer(s): Tobias Ringborg (Violin), Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Swedish Romantic Violin Concertos Naxos 8.554287

Duration: 6:47

20:48

Title: The Barber Of Seville Act Ii

Composer: Rossini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Lausanne Opera Chorus

Album: Recorded at Lausanne (Broadcast 02/08/14) EBU

Duration: 62:31

21:38

Title: Abet Abet

Composer: Yirga, Samuel/ Worku, Asnakech

Performer(s): Samuel Yirga (Piano, Organ, Rhodes, Midi Keyboards, Whistling), Studio Musicians

Album: Samuel Yirga: Guzo Real World Records CORW190 884108000311

Duration: 5:13

21:51

Title: Overture Lucio Silla -- Lucio Silla K.135

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): La Cetra Barockorchester Basel

Album: Mozart Overtures (Recordno: 4779445) Deutsche Grammophon 4779445

Duration: 8:09

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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