Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 9 August 2014

Opera Night

Join Bernard Clarke this evening for Catalani's La Wally from the Grand Theatre in Geneva in a new co-production with Monte-Carlo Opera starring Barbara Frittoli

Saturday 19th August - Verdi's Don Carlo 

We travel to the Vienna State Opera for a production of Verdi's Don Carlo. Ramon Vargas is in the title role with Placido Domino as Rodrigo. Myung-whun Chung conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Plácido Domingo and Krassimira Stoyanova in Don Carlos - Wiener Staatsoper  Michael Pöhn)

Saturday 26th August - Handel's Rodelinda 

Tonight's performance comes from the Teatro Real in Madrid. Soprano Lucy Crowe (pictured, photo by Marco Borggreve) stars in the title role, Bejun Mehta is Bertarido, Jeremy Ovenden is Grimoaldo, Sonia Prina is Eduige, Lawrence Zazzo is Unulfo and Umberto Chiummo is Garibaldo. The Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Real is conductor by Ivor Bolton. 

Music Played on the Show

19:43

Title: La Wally Act Ii

Composer: Catalani, Alfredo

Performer(s): Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Grand Theatre Chorus

Album: Recorded at Grand Théâtre, Genève (Broadcast 09/08/14) / EBU

Duration: 34:36

20:19

Title: La Wally Act Iii

Composer: Catalani, Alfredo

Performer(s): Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Grand Theatre Chorus

Album: Recorded at Grand Théâtre, Genève (Broadcast 09/08/14) / EBU

Duration: 23:13

21:15

Title: Les Nuits D'Éte

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter, Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Hector Berlioz / Deutsche Grammophon / 445 823-2

Duration: 28:49

21:44

Title: Che Puro Ciel, Che Chiaro Sol

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Derek Lee Ragin (Haut Contre), English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir

Album: Glluck: Orfeo ed Eurydice / Philips / 434 093-2

Duration: 6:06

21:51

Title: Che Faro Senza Euridice

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Contralto), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic FM - Classic Romance / Classic FM Records / CFMCD13

Duration: 4:40

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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