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Opera on 3 April - July 2016

Saturday 2nd April at 1800. PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (MET Live)

Kristine Opolais, Roberto Alagna, Maria Zifchak and Dwayne Croft with Karel Mark Chichon conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in a live performance from New York.

 

Saturday 9th April at 1830. MAXWELL DAVIES: Taverner (A performance from November 2009)

Daniel Norman, Richard Angas, Martyn Hill, Stephen Richardson and David Wilson-Johnson with Martyn Brabbins conducting the Glasgow University Choir, the RSAMD Choir and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.  

 

Saturday 16th April at 1800. DONIZETTI: Roberto Devereux (MET Live)

Sondra Radvanovsky, Elina Garanca, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien with Maurizio Benini conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in a live performance from New York.

 

Saturday 23rd April at 1800. VERDI: Otello (MET Live)

Hilba Gerzmava, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Željko Lučić, James Morris and Alexey Dolgov with Adam Fischer conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in a live performance from New York.

 

Saturday 30th April at 1800. STRAUSS: Elektra (MET Live)

Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud Meier, Burkhard Ulrich and Eric Owens with Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in a live performance from New York.

 

Saturday 7th May at 1800. MOZART: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (MET Live)

Albina Shagimuratova, Kathleen Kim, Paul Appleby, Brenton Ryan and Hans-Peter König with James Levine conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera in a live performance from New York.

 

Saturday 14th May at 1830. DONIZETTI: Lucia di Lammermoor

Diana Damrau, Charles Castronovo, Ludovic Tézier and Kwangchul Youn with Daniel Oren conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

 

Saturday 21st May at 1800. WAGNER: Tannhäuser

Peter Seiffert, Emma Bell, Sophie Koch, Christian Gerhaher and Stephen Milling with Hartmut Haenchen conducting the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

 

Saturday 28th May at 1830. BRITTEN: Peter Grimes

Joseph Kaiser, Agneta Eichenholz, Hanna Schwarz, Andrew Foster-Williams and Rosalind Plowright with Cornelius Meister conducting the Arnold Schoenberg Chorus and ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra in a performance from the Theater an der Wien in Vienna. 


Saturday 4th June at 1915. ENESCU: Oedipe (LIVE from the Royal Opera House)

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sophie Bevan, Sarah Connolly and Claudia Huckle with Leo Hussain conducting the Chrous and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in a live performance from Covent Garden, London.

 

Saturday 11th June at 1830. VERDI: I due Foscari

Plácido Domingo, Maria Agresta, Francesco Meli, Maurizio Muraro and Samuel Sakker with Antonio Pappano conducting the Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

 

Saturday 18th June at 1830. WAGNER: Das Liebesverbot

Christopher Maltman, Peter Lodahl, Ilker Arcayürek, David Alegret, David Jerusalem and Manuela Uhl with Ivor Bolton conducting the Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro Real, Madrid

 

Saturday 25th June at 1830. EÖTVÖS: Three Sisters

Aida Garifullina, Margarita Gritskova, Ilseyar Khayrullova, Eric Jurenas and Clemens Unterreiner with Peter Eötvös conducting the Chorus & Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera

 

Saturday 2nd July at 1830. IAIN BELL: In Parenthesis

Andrew Bidlack, Peter Coleman-Wright, Alexandra Deshorties and George Humphreys with Carlo Rizzi conducting the Chorus & Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera


Saturday 9th July at 1830. HALÉVY: La Juive

Aleksandra Kurzak, Roberto Alagna, John Osborn, Andrea Borghini and Hanna-Elsabeth Müller with Bertrand de Billy conducting the Chorus & Orchestra of the Bavarian State Opera