Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

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Opera Night Saturday 1 August 2020

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Remembering Miriam Murphy. The Lyric Feature explores Wide Open Opera's Taking on Tristan and Opera Night presents Miriam Murphy as Isolde in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde.

Saturday 8th August - The Metropolitan Opera New York presents Verdi's Luisa Miller 

Soprano Sonya Yoncheva takes on the riveting title role. As her father, Miller, the legendary Plácido Domingo adds another baritone role to his extensive repertoire. Tenor Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo, Alexander Vinogradov as Count Walter, and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Wurm round out the illustrious cast, and Bertrand de Billy conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. (Sonya Yoncheva and Piotr Beczala in Luisa Miller. Photo Chris Lee, Metropliltan Opera)


Saturday August 15th - Wexford Festival Opera presents Stanford's Veiled Prophet

The 2019 Wexford Opera Festival exclusive concert performance of The Veiled Prophet by the Irish composer Charles Villiers Stanford, presented in association with Heritage Music Productions, headed by international pianist and Irish music specialist, Una Hunt. This performance marked the first time the opera was sung in English since it's performances in Hanover in 1881 in german. The cast features Thomas D Hopkinson as Caliph Mahadi, Simon Mechlinski as Mokanna, Sinead Campbell-Wallace as Zelica, Mairéad Buicke as Fatima, Gavan Ring as Azim, John Molloy as Abdullah and Dominick Felix as a young watchman. David Brophy conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Wexford Festival Opera.  

(First broadcast 9th November 2019) 

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Tristan And Isolde

Composer: Wagner

Performer(s): Miriam Murphy, Lars Cleveman, Imelda Drumm, Brett Polegato, Fergus Sheil, Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Chorus Of Wide Open Opera

Duration: 216:00

19:02

Title: Tristan And Isolde Act 1

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Miriam Murphy (Soprano)

Album: Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 3 Oct 2012 / Wide Open Opera / Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 3 Oct 2012

Duration: 79:57

20:24

Title: Tristan And Isolde Act 2

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Miriam Murphy (Soprano)

Album: Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 3 Oct 2012 / Wide Open Opera / Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 3 Oct 2012

Duration: 64:46

21:31

Title: Tristan And Isolde Act 3 Usiing Liebestod From 30th Sept

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Miriam Murphy (Soprano)

Album: Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 2012 / Wide Open Opera / Tristan and Isolde Wide Open Opera 2012

Duration: 74:02

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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