Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

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Opera Night Saturday 25 May 2013

Saturday July 2nd - Puccini's Tosca

Jesus Lopez Cobos conducts the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus in a production of Puccini’s Tosca from the Vienna State Opera. Bernard Clarke presents a star studded cast including Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann (pictured below) and Bryn Terfel. 

Saturday July 9th - Benjamin Godard’s Dante

Bernard Clarke presents Benjamin Godard’s Dante Op.111 opera in 4 acts starring Veronique Gens as Beatrice Rachel Frenkel as Gemma and Edgaras Montvidas as Dante in a production recorded at the Prinzregententheater, Munich with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Ulf Schirmer.

Saturday 16th July - Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera

Tonight Bernard Clarke presents Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera recorded at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. Ramon Vargas is the King of Sweden, Thomas Hampson is Count Anckarstrom and the San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Nicola Luisotti.

 

Opera Night - Rinaldo

Continuing his exploration of the recordings of early and Baroque operas by Belgian conductor René Jacobs, tonight Bernard Clarke presents Handel's Rinaldo.

Coming up on Saturday 1st June 2013

In advance of their production of La Traviata in the Gaiety next week, Bernard Clarke presents a recording of Lyric Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro, recorded in January this year. Cast includes John Molloy as Figaro, Claudia Boyle as Susanna, Sharon Carty as Cherubino and Miriam Murphy as Marcellina.

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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