Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 16 September 2017

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Tonight, marking the 40th Anniversary of the death of Maria Callas we present the 1957 recording of Cherubini's three act opera featuring Callas as Medea

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

19:06

Title: Medea (Act 1)

Composer: Cherubini, Luigi

Performer(s): Orchestra And Choir Of La Scala Milan

Album: Cherubini Medea / Warner Classics / 0825646340835

Duration: 50:57

19:58

Title: Medea (Acts 2 & 3)

Composer: Cherubini, Luigi

Performer(s): Orchestra And Choir Of La Scala Milan

Album: Cherubini Medea / Warner Classics / 0825646340835

Duration: 67:39

21:09

Title: Anées De Pelerinage (Premiere Année-Suisse)

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)

Album: Liszt: Piano Works Vol 5 / Decca / 410 160-2

Duration: 50:14

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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