Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 9 December 2017

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

The Metropolitan Opera New York presents Mozart's Magic Flute

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


Title: The Magic Flute

Composer: Mozart

Performer(s): Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus; Evan Rogister; Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Pamina), Kathryn Lewek (Queen Of The Night), Charles Castronovo (Tamino), Nathan Gunn (Papageno), Alfred Walker (Speaker), Tobias Kehrer (Sarastro)

Duration: 120:00


Title: Serenade No.1 In D Op.11

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Album: Brahms Serenades / Philharmonia Baroque / PBP 05

Duration: 48:45


Title: Eclogue For Piano And Strings

Composer: Finzi, Gerald

Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano), English String Orchestra

Album: Finzi Parry Bridge / Nimbus / NI5366

Duration: 10:01



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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