Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 28 October 2017

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents tonight's performance of Cherubini's Medea directed by Fiona Shaw live from the National Opera House, Wexford as part of the 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.)


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Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across Europe, returns to the Met following his appearances in the 2016–17 season as Florestan in Fidelio. Evelyn Herlitzius is Kundry, and Peter Mattei and René Pape bring back their highly praised interpretations of Amfortas and Gurnemanz, respectively. (A scene from Wagner's Parsifal Photo Ken Howard, Metropolitan Opera)


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)

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Medea Part I

Composer: Cherubini

Performer(s): Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Raffaella Luponacci, Sergey Romanovsky, Adam Lau, Stephen Barlow (Conductor), Wexford Festival Chorus And Orchestra

Duration: 54:00

01:00

Title: Medea Part Ii

Composer: Cherubini

Performer(s): Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Raffaella Luponacci, Sergey Romanovsky, Adam Lau, Stephen Barlow (Conductor), Wexford Festival Chorus And Orchestra

Duration: 83:00

19:56

Title: Sinfonia (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Cherubini, Luigi

Performer(s): Auser Musici

Album: Arias and Overtures from Florence to Paris Luigi Cherubini / Hyperion / CDA67893

Duration: 2:17

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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