Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 3 February 2018

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

The Metropolitan Opera New York presents Verdi's Il Trovatore

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: Il Trovatore

Composer: Verdi

Performer(s): Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus; James Levine; Maria Agresta (Leonora); Anita Rachvelishvili (Azucena); Yonghoon Lee (Manrico); Quinn Kelsey (Di Luna); Štefan Kocán (Ferrando)

Duration: 183:00


Title: Trumpet Concerto In D Major - 1. Allegro

Composer: Stolzel, Gottfried Heinrich

Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Trumpet Shall Sound Maurice Andre / Deutsche Grammophon / 474331-2

Duration: 3:13



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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