Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 20 July 2013

Opera Night - Dvorák: Rusalka

Dvorák's Rusalka is a fairytale fantasy about a water nymph who falls in love with a mortal prince and becomes an unhappy human is one of his masterpieces.

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

19:08

Title: Rusalka Act 1

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 54:50

20:06

Title: Rusalka Act 2

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 34:22

20:33

Title: Prelude

Performer(s): Walbert, David

Duration: 3:20

20:44

Title: Rusalka Act 3

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 43:59

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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