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Opera on 3 Spring Schedule - February - July 2014

Mon  17 February at 7.30pm – TURNAGE – GREEK from the ROH 

Marcus Farnsworth, Sally Silver, Louise Winter and Gwion Thomas with the Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, conducted by Michael Rafferty

Mon 24 February at 6pm – STRAUSS – DER ROSENKAVALIER from The Met

Alice Coote, Martina Serafin and Peter Rose with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Edward Gardner

Sat 1 March at 5pm – BORODIN – PRINCE IGOR Live from The Met

Ildar Abdrazakov, Oksana Dyka and Mikhail Petrenko with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Mon 3 March at 7.15pm – MOZART – DON GIOVANNI from the ROH

Mariusz Kwiecien, Alex Esposito, Malin Bystrom and Veronique Gens with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Nicola Luisotti

Sat 8 March at 5.50pm – HANDEL – RODELINDA Live from ENO

Rebecca Evans, Iestyn Davies, John Mark Ainsley and Susan Bickley with the English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Christian Curnyn

Sat  29 March at 5.50pm – STRAUSS – DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN Live from the ROH

Johan Botha, Johan Reuter and Emily Magee with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Semyon Bychkov

Sat 5 April at 7.15pm - PUCCINI - LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST from Vienna State Opera

Nina Stemme and Jonas Kaufmann with the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Franz Welser Most

Sat 12 April at 6pm  - GIORDANO - ANDREA CHENIER Live from The Met

Patricia Racette and Marcelo Alvarez with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Mon 14 April at 7.15pm – CAVALLI – L’ORMINDO from Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Samuel Boden, James Laing and Joelle Harvey with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Christian Curnyn

Mon  21 April at 7pm  – STRAUSS – ARABELLA from The Met

Malin Bystrom, Michael Volle and Genia Kuhmeier with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Philippe Auguin

Tues 22 April at 6.45pm – GOUNOD - FAUST Live from the ROH

Joseph Calleja, Sonia Yoncheva, Bryn Terfel and Simon Keenlyside with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Maurizio Benini

 Sat 26 April at 6pm – MOZART - COSI FAN TUTTE Live from The Met

Isabel Leonard, Susanna Phillips, Danielle de Niese and Matthew Polenzani the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by James Levine

Sat 3 May at 6pm – BELLINI – I PURITANI Live from The Met

Olga Peretyatko, Lawrence Brownlee, Mariusz Kwiecien and Michele Pertusi the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Michele Mariotti 

Sat 10 May at 6pm – ROSSINI – LA CENERENTOLA Live from The Met

Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Fabio Luisi

Mon 26 May at 7.30pm – JULIAN ANDERSON – THEBANS from ENO

Roland Wood, Susan Bickley and Peter Hoare with the English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Edward Gardner

 

Opera on 3 Winter Schedule - November 2013 - February 2014

Mon 18 November at 6.30pm  - VERDI 200 - LES VEPRES SICILIENNES

Lianna Haroutounian, Bryan Hymel and Erwin Schrott with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Antonio Pappano

 

Sat 23 November at 6.45pm - BRITTEN 100 - ALBERT HERRING

Andrew Staples, Christine Brewer and Roderick Williams with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steuart Bedford

 

Mon 25 November at 7.30pm – VERDI 200 – DON CARLOS

Placido Domingo and  Katia Ricciarelli with the La Scala Chrous and Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado

 

Mon 2 December at 7.30pm - BERG - WOZZECK

Simon Keenlyside and Karita Mattila with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Mark Elder

 

Mon 9 December at 7.00pm - VERDI 200 - RIGOLETTO

Matthew Polenzani and Sonya Yoncheva with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Pablo Heras Casado

 

Wed 11 December LIVE at 4.45pm - WAGNER 200 - PARSIFAL

Simon O’Neill and Angela Denoke with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Antonio Pappano conducts

 

Sat 14 December LIVE FROM THE MET at 6pm - VERDI 200 - FALSTAFF

Ambrogio Maestri and Angela Meade with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by James Levine

 

Sat 21 December at LIVE FROM THE MET 6pm - BRITTEN 100 - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Kathleen Kim and Iestyn Davies with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by James Conton

 

Sat 28 December at 7.30pm - BRITTEN 100 - RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Claudia Huckle and Allan Clayton with the Glyndebourne Tour Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Collon

 

Sat 4 January at 7.30pm – STRAUSS – CAPRICCIO

Renee Fleming, Andrew Staples and Christian Gerhaher with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis

 

Mon 6 January at 7.30pm – STRAUSS – ELEKTRA

Christine Goerke, Michaela Schuster, Iain Paterson with the Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by  Andris Nelsons

 

Sat 11 January LIVE FROM THE MET at 6pm – STRAUSS – DIE FLEDERMAUS

Jane Archibald, Susanna Phillips and Christopher Maltman with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Adam Fischer

 

Mon 20 January at 7.30pm – TCHAIKOVSKY – EUGENE ONEGIN

Mariusz Kweicien, Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orcestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev

 

Sat  25 January LIVE FROM THE MET at 6pm – DONIZETTI – L’ELISIR D’AMORE

Anna Netrebko, Ramon Vargas and Erwin Schrott with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Maurizio Benini

 

Mon 3 February at 6pm – PUCCINI – MADAME BUTTERFLY

Amanda Echalaz and Bryan Hymel with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Philippe Auguin

 

Mon 10 February at 7.30pm – DVORAK – RUSALKA

Renée Fleming, Piotr Beczala and Dolora Zajick with the Metropolitan Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Seguin

 

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