Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 28 October 2017

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents tonight's performance of Cherubini's Medea directed by Fiona Shaw live from the National Opera House, Wexford as part of the Wexford Festival Opera

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

01:00

Title: Medea Part I

Composer: Cherubini

Performer(s): Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Raffaella Luponacci, Sergey Romanovsky, Adam Lau, Stephen Barlow (Conductor), Wexford Festival Chorus And Orchestra

Duration: 54:00

01:00

Title: Medea Part Ii

Composer: Cherubini

Performer(s): Lise Davidsen, Ruth Iniesta, Raffaella Luponacci, Sergey Romanovsky, Adam Lau, Stephen Barlow (Conductor), Wexford Festival Chorus And Orchestra

Duration: 83:00

19:56

Title: Sinfonia (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Cherubini, Luigi

Performer(s): Auser Musici

Album: Arias and Overtures from Florence to Paris Luigi Cherubini / Hyperion / CDA67893

Duration: 2:17

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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