Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 21 October 2017

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents Guglielmo Ratcliff by Pietro Mascagni in a 2015 RTÉ lyric fm CD recording of the opera from the National Opera House, at Wexford Festival Opera.

The Metropolitan Opera New York Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 87th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. You can hear the 2017/18 Season every Saturday from 7pm on Opera Night and for details of the season, view their schedule here. (Please note that we will not be taking the Met broadcast of Saturday January 20th, 2018.)


Saturday 24th February - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's La Boheme

The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with an excited cast. Sonya Yoncheva sings the role of the fragile Mimì, with Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Sonya Yoncheva as Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème Photo by Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera)


Saturday 3rd March - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Puccini's Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella’s stunning production of Puccini’s heartbreaking opera, an instant Met classic since its 2006 premiere, returns with Ermonela Jaho in the tragic title role of the trusting geisha. Roberto Aronica is her callous American lover, Pinkerton, and Marco Armiliato conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (A scene from Act I of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Photo Marty Sohl, Metropolitan Opera)

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Guglielmo Ratcliff

Composer: Pietro Mascagni

Performer(s): Angelo Villari, Mariangela Sicilia, David Stout, Annunziata Vestri, Gianluca Buratto, Francesco Cilluffo Conductor, Orchestra And Chorus Of The Wexford Festival Opera

Duration: 165:00

21:02

Title: Mein Erster Walzer (1887)

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Filharmonica 900

Album: Mascagni in Concert / Chandos / CHAN 10789

Duration: 9:31

21:52

Title: A Wexford Rhapsody

Composer: Victory, Gerard

Performer(s): Irish Youth Wind Ensemble, Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Album: Where the Wind Blows / Iywe/Arts Council

Duration: 6:48

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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