Opera Night

Opera Night

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 25 May 2013

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.

Saturday 24th September - Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet.

Tonight we travel to Goteborg Opera in Sweden for a performance of Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet. Paul Whelan is Claudius, King of Denmark, Katarina Karneus is Gertrude, Thomas Oliemans, is Hamlet Prince of Denmark, Peter Loguin is Polonius, Ditte Hojgaard Andersen is Ophelia, Joachim Backstrom is Laertes, Henrik Andersson is Marcellus and Bjorn Larsson is the Ghost of the late King Hamlet. Henrik Schaefer conducts the Goteborg Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Pictured: David Lundqvist, Anders Wangdahl, Tobias Ahlsell, Paul Whelan, Thomas Oliemans & Goteborg Operans Kor (p) Mats Backer

Saturday 1st October - Mozart's Die Zauberflote

Bernard Clarke brings the wonderful story of Die Zauberflote - The Magic Flute from the Grand Theatre, Geneva. Joachim Backstrom sings Tamion, Mandy Fredrich is the coloratura Queen of teh Night, Pretty Yende sings Pamina, Amelia Scicolone sings Papagena and Andreas Wolf is Papageno. The Grand Theatre Chorus, Zurich Boy's Chorus and The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande is conducted by Gergely Madaras. (Photo (c) Carole Parodi)

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Presenter: Bernard Clarke

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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