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    Opera Night Saturday 16 August 2014

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    Bernard Clarke brings us to De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam for tonight's performance of Gluck's Armide.

    Saturday 30th May
    Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Opera Theatre Company’s recent production of Handel’s Oratorio ‘Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno’ with director John Butt, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and soloists Alison Browner, Kim Sheehan, Sharon Carty & Simon Bode. 

    Saturday 6th June
    Bernard Clarke presents Fromental Halévy’s La Juive (The Jewess) in a recording from Vienna State Opera. This work was one of the cornerstones of the French repertory with the role of Eléazar one of the great favorites of tenor Enrico Caruso. Tonight Neil Shicoff plays Eléazar  with a cast including Soile Isokoski, Zoran Todorovic, Regina Schörg, Alastair Miles, Istvan Gáti, Janusz Monarcha, Johannes Gisser, Martin Thyringer and Martin Thyringer. The Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Simone Young.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:26
      Title: Armide, Act Iv And V
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Sébastien Droy (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, De Nederlandse Opera Chorus
      Album: Recorded at De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam (Broadcast 16/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 52:42
    • 21:45
      Title: Old Man
      Composer: Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Neil Young (Vocal, Guitar), The Stray Gators; James Taylor (Banjo); Linda Ronstadt (Vocal)
      Album: Harvest, Reprise, 7599-27239-2
      Duration: 3:24
    • 21:54
      Title: Two Songs Of The Venetian Merchant
      Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Dimitri Hvorostovsky (Bass)
      Performer(s): Dimitri Hvorostovsky (Bass), Kirov Orchestra
      Album: Songs and Dances of Death: Hvorostovsky, Philips, 4388722
      Duration: 5:13

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