Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 16 June 2018

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night presented by Paul Herriott - Balfe: The Bohemian Girl

Saturday 23rd June - Verdi's La Traviata 

Tonight's opera comes from the Opera Bastille in Paris. Soprano Marina Rebeka plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Charles Castronovo sings the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Placido Domingo is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Dan Ettinger conducts the Paris National Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Marina Rebeka - photo by Janis Deinats)

Saturday June 30th - Puccini's La Boheme from Teatro Comunale, Bologna 

The world’s most popular opera this evening from Bologna, Italy. Mariangela Sicilia sings the role of the fragile Mimì, with Francesco Demuro is poet Rodolfo. Michaele Mariotti conducts the Teatro Communale Orchestra and Chorus. (Mariangela Sicilia and Francesco Demuro in La Boheme © RoccoCasaluci)

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Bohemian Girl (Act 1 And 2)

Composer: Balfe, Michael William

Performer(s): Nova Thomas (Arline), Jonathan Summer (Count Arnheim), Bernadette Cullen (Queen Of The Gipsies), John Del Carlo (Devilshoof), Timothy German (Florestein), Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Rte Philharmonic Choir

Album: The Bohemian Girl / Argo / 433324-2

Duration: 72:58


Title: Clarinet Concerto Op.80

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Bbc Symphony Orchestra

Album: British Clarinet Concertos BBC SO Collins / Chandos / CHAN 10739

Duration: 21:13



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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