Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 24 October 2020

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

We delve into the archives again this week for another great recording by the legendary Maria Callas - Verdi's La Traviata.

Wexford Festival Opera 2020 on RTÉ lyric fm and RTÉ Culture

This October, audiences across Ireland and around the world will have a chance to experience a taste of the magic of the 2020 Wexford Festival Opera at home and for free, via RTÉ Culture and RTÉ lyric fm. Visit RTÉ Culture or our Opera Night Archive to watch this year's productions. 


Saturday October 31st, Mozart's Don Giovanni 

Paul Herrriot brings us to the Archbishop's Theatre, Aix-en-Provence for the Aix-en-Provence Festival for a production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Philippe Sly is Don Giovanni, Nahuel di Pierro is Leporello, Eleonora Buratto is Donna Anna, Pavol Breslik is Don Ottavio, Isabel Leonard is Donna Elvira, Julie Fuchs is Zerlina, Krzysztof Baczyk is Masetto, Daivd Leigh is Il Commednatore and the English Voices and Le Cercle de L'Harmonie is conducted by Jeremie Rhorer. 

(First broadcast Saturday October 7th 2017) 


Saturday November 7th

This evening Paul brings us to the Opera des Nations in Geneva for a performance of Rossini's The Barber of Seville. Bogdan Mihai sings Count Almavira, Bruno Taddio is Figaro (pictured), Lena Belkina sings Rosina, Bruno de Simone sings Doctor Bartolo, Marco Spotti is Don Basilio, Mary Feminear is Berta, Rodrigo Garcia is Fiorello, Peter Baekeun Cho is Ambrogio, Aleksandar Chaveev sings the Officer and the Grand Theatre Chorus and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is conducted by Jonathan Nott. 

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: La Traviata

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Rai Symphony Orchestra Of Turin, Coro Cetra

Album: Verdi La Traviata / Warner Classics / 0825646340859

Duration: 122:26

01:00

Title: Messa Solenne

Composer: Verdi

Performer(s): Elisabetta Scano (Soprano), Cristina Gallardo-Domas (Soprano) Juan Diego Florez (Tenor) Kenneth Tarver (Tenor) Eldar Aliev (Bass), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Coro Sinfonico Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Album: Verdi Messa Solenne / Decca / 467 280-2

Duration: 21:59

00:00

Title: Canto Bello

Composer: Vincenzo Capirola

Performer(s): Christopher Wilson (Lute)

Album: Early Venetian Lute Music / Naxos / 8.553694

Duration: 1:28

01:00

Title: String Quartet In E Minor

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Vermeer Quartet

Album: Dvorak Verdi: String Quartets / Teldec / 8.43105

Duration: 23:11

21:14

Title: Symphonie À Dix-Sept Parties, Rh64 In F Major

Composer: Gossec, Francois Joseph

Performer(s): Les Siècles

Album: Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony no.5 / Harmonia Mundi / HMM902423

Duration: 22:31

21:40

Title: Four Short Pieces (I); Prelude: Non Troppo Allegro

Composer: Ferguson, Howard

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)

Album: Irish Holidays / Genuin / GEN 18495

Duration: 0:55

21:41

Title: Four Short Pieces (Ii) Scherzo: Allegro Molto

Composer: Ferguson, Howard

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)

Album: Irish Holidays / Genuin / GEN 18495

Duration: 0:40

21:42

Title: Four Short Pieces (Iii) Pastoral: Allegretto

Composer: Ferguson, Howard

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)

Album: Irish Holidays / Genuin / GEN 18495

Duration: 2:24

21:44

Title: Four Short Pieces (Iv) Burlesque: Con Spirito

Composer: Ferguson, Howard

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet)

Album: Irish Holidays / Genuin / GEN 18495

Duration: 1:20

21:46

Title: Cinq Melodies De Venise

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Ailish Tynan (Soprano)

Album: Great Music in Irish Houses (Belvedere House, Mullingar, 2019) / EBU

Duration: 13:22

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Producer: Gail Henry

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