Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 20 January 2018

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

In tonight's programme we celebrate the launch of Irish National Opera with the voices of leading Irish singers

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 17th February - The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Wagner's Parsifal

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

00:00

Title: Prelude To Act Iii Of Lohengrin

Composer: Wagner

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra / Fergus Sheil

Duration: 3:00

00:00

Title: Ebben? Ne Andro Lontana From La Wally

Composer: Catalini, Alfredo

Performer(s): Maire Flavin, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 4:48

00:00

Title: Mein Sehnen, Mein Wahnen

Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Performer(s): Ben Mcateer , Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 4:00

00:00

Title: Mon Coeur S'Ouvre À Ta Voix

Composer: Saint-Saens

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 5:00

00:00

Title: O Patria Mia (Act Iii)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 7:00

00:00

Title: Addio, Addio, Addio I Miei Sospiri - Orfeo Ed Euridice

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 6:00

00:00

Title: The Marriner In His Barque

Composer: Wallace, William Vincent

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 4:00

00:00

Title: Amour, Amour Ranime Mon Courage

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 5:00

00:00

Title: Onegin! Ya Togda Molozhe

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Peter Illych

Performer(s): Jennifer Davis, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 13:00

00:00

Title: La Mamma Morta -- Andrea Chenier

Composer: Giordano, Umberto

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 5:00

00:00

Title: La Del Ciel Nell'arcano Profondo

Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 7:00

00:00

Title: Ah Fors'e Lui...Sempre Libra

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 8:00

00:00

Title: Tutto Nel Mondo E Burla

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Ben Mcateer, Imelda Drumm, Orla Boylan, Sharon Carty, John Molloy, Anna Devin, Jennifer Davis, Gavan Ring, Miriam Murphy, Padraic Rowan, Claudia Boyle, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 3:00

19:00

Title: Amazing Grace

Composer: Anon

Performer(s): Royal Danish Brass

Album: British Brass Connection / Rondo Grammofon / RCD 8358

Duration: 3:55

20:43

Title: Roméo Et Juliette

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Berlioz: Symphonie Funebre Et Triomphale / Decca / 425 001-2

Duration: 39:45

21:24

Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor Op.16

Composer: Prokofiev, Serge

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Prokofiev

Duration: 35:10

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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