Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 16 August 2014

Opera Night

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

Saturday 22nd July - The Vienna State Opera presents Verdi's Il Trovatore

Anna Netrebko (pictured) stars in Verdi's Il Trovatore from the Vienna State Opera alongside tenor Roberto Alagna, baritone Ludovic Tezier, mezzo Luciana D'Intino, bass Jongmin Park, soprano Simina Ivan and tenor Jinxu Xiahou. Marco Armiliato conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra.

Saturday 29th July - Wagner's Die Walkure

The Swedish Royal Opera, Stockholm presents Wagner's Die Walkure. Soprano Nina Stemme is Brunnhilde, Michael Weinius is Siegmund, Cornelia Beskow is Sieglinde, Lennart Forsen is Hunding, John Lundgren is Wotan, Katarina Dalayman is Fricka, Susanna Stern is Gerhilde, Angela Rotondo is Ortlinde, Marie-Louise Granstrom is Waltraute, Katarina Leoson is Schwertleite, Sara Olsson is Helmwige, Monika Mannerstrom Skog is Siegrune, Johanna Rudstrom is Rossweisse and Kristina Martling is Grimgerde in a production with the Swedish Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Marko Letonja. (Photo Credit Markus Gårder)

Music Played on the Show

20:26

Title: Armide, Act Iv And V

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

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), 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), Kirov Orchestra

Album: Songs and Dances of Death: Hvorostovsky / Philips / 4388722

Duration: 5:13

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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