Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

Saturday, 7 - 10pm

Opera Night Saturday 10 February 2018

Opera Night with Paul Herriott

The Metropolitan Opera, New York presents Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore

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

00:00

Title: L'Elisir D'Amore

Composer: Donizetti

Performer(s): Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus; Domingo Hindoyan; Pretty Yende (Adina); Matthew Polenzani (Nemorino); Davide Luciano (Belcore), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Dulcamara)

Duration: 180:00

22:00

Title: Prelude No.15 In D Flat Major Sostenuto

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Yundi

Album: Chopin Preludes - Yundi / Mercury Classics / 4811910

Duration: 4:46

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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