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Opera on 3 Episode guide

  1. Verdi's Un ballo in maschera

    From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Verdi's opera Un ballo in maschera.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2015

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  2. Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

    From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2014

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  3. Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore

    Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2014

  4. Strauss 150: Salome

    A performance from the 2014 Proms of Strauss's tragedy Salome. Donald Runnicles conducts.

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2014

  5. Donizetti's Les Martyrs

    Donizetti's Les Martyrs, revived at the Royal Festival Hall by Opera Rara and Mark Elder.

    First broadcast: 15 Nov 2014

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  6. Strauss 150: Die agyptische Helena

    John Shea introduces a performance of Strauss's 1927 opera Die agyptische Helena.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2014

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  7. Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea

    From the Grand Theatre in Leeds, Monteverdi's historical opera The Coronation of Poppea.

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2014

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  8. Rossini's Moses in Egypt

    With rare and fascinating operatic performances.

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2014

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  9. Purcell's The Indian Queen

    From Teatro Real, Madrid, a new version of Purcell's final work, The Indian Queen.

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2014

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  10. Handel's Xerxes

    Handel's Xerxes from English National Opera, with Alice Coote in the title role.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

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  11. Verdi's Otello

    Live from English national Opera, Verdi's Otello, with Stuart Skelton in the title role.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

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  12. Mozart's La finta giardiniera

    A performance given at Glyndebourne of Mozart's early comic opera La finta giardiniera.

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

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  13. Strauss 150: Ariadne Auf Naxos

    From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Strauss's opera Ariadne Auf Naxos.

    First broadcast: 16 Jul 2014

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  14. Donizetti's Maria Stuarda

    Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, a performance of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 2014

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  15. Puccini's Manon Lescaut

    Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Puccini's opera Manon Lescaut.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2014

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  16. Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini

    Andrew McGregor introduces Terry Gilliam's ENO production of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2014

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  17. Henze's Boulevard Solitude

    From Wales Millennium Centre, Henze's opera Boulevard Solitude, based on Manon Lescaut.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2014

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  18. Schoenberg's Moses und Aron

    Schoenberg's rarely-performed Moses und Aron, from Welsh National Opera.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2014

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  19. Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites

    Simon Rattle leads Poulenc's opera Dialogues des Carmelites at the Royal Opera House.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2014

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  20. Verdi's Attila

    From San Francisco Opera, Verdi's Attila with Ferruccio Furlanetto in the title role.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2014

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  21. Julian Anderson's Thebans

    Julian Anderson's opera based on Sophocles's Oedipus trilogy from English National Opera.

    First broadcast: 26 May 2014

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  22. Gounod's Faust

    Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Donald Macleod presents Gounod's Faust.

    First broadcast: 22 Apr 2014

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  23. Cavalli's L'Ormindo

    A performance given at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London of Cavalli's opera L'Ormindo.

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2014

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  24. Puccini's La Fanciulla del West

    Andrew McGregor introduces a performance of Puccini's opera La Fanciulla del West.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

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  25. Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten

    Semyon Bychkov conducts Strauss's opera Die Frau ohne Schatten in Covent Garden.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

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  26. Handel's Rodelinda

    Live from the Coliseum in London, an ENO performance of Handel's opera Rodelinda.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

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  27. Mozart's Don Giovanni

    From the Royal Opera House, a new version of Mozart's Don Giovanni, with Mariusz Kwiecien.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2014

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  28. Turnage's Greek

    Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek in Music Theatre Wales' production from the Royal Opera House

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2014

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  29. Strauss 150: Elektra

    Andris Nelsons conducts Strauss's opera Elektra at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2014

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  30. Strauss 150 - Capriccio

    A performance of Strauss's opera Capriccio, with Renee Fleming as the Countess.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2014

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