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Opera on 3 Episode guide

  1. Massenet's Werther

    Tenor Rolando Villazon and mezzo Sophie Koch star in Massenet's opera Werther.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2011

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  2. Weinberg's The Portrait

    An Opera North production of Moisey Weinberg's three-act opera The Portrait.

    First broadcast: 28 May 2011

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  3. Wagner's Parsifal

    Mark Wigglesworth conducts ENO's celebrated production of Wagner's last opera, Parsifal.

    First broadcast: 21 May 2011

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  4. Turnage's Anna Nicole

    From the Royal Opera House, Suzy Klein presents the world premiere of Anna Nicole.

    First broadcast: 02 Apr 2011

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  5. Mozart - Idomeneo, re di Creta

    A complete performance of Mozart's opera Idomeneo, re di Creta, K366.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2011

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  6. Mozart Double Bill: Le nozze di Figaro and La clemenza di Tito

    Donald Macleod presents performances of Le nozze di Figaro and La clemenza di Tito.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2011

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  7. Cosi fan Tutte

    Colin Davis conducts Kiri te Kanawa in Cosi fan Tutte, one of Mozart's wittiest operas.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2011

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  8. Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Franz Welser-Most conducts the Vienna State Opera production of Don Giovanni.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2011

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  9. Wagner's Tannhauser

    Wagner's opera about a medieval troubadour's tussle between the sensual and the spiritual.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2010

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  10. Rossini's Otello

    Alexandra Wilson presents a concert performance of Rossini's rarely heard opera Otello.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2010

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  11. Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur

    Donald Macleod presents a new production of Cilea's masterpiece Adriana Levouvreur.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2010

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  12. Mozart's Don Giovanni

    Suzy Klein presents a production of Mozart's Don Giovanni, starring Iain Paterson.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2010

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  13. Handel's Radamisto

    Donald Macleod presents an ENO production of Handel's intensely dramatic opera Radamisto.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2010

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  14. Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

    Donald Macleod presents a Welsh National Opera production of Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2010

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  15. Gounod's Romeo et Juliette

    Daniel Oren conducts Charles Gounod's version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2010

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  16. Bizet's Les pecheurs de perles

    Alexandra Wilson introduces a performance of Bizet's opera Les pecheurs de perles.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2010

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  17. Niobe, regina di Tebe

    A rare chance to hear Agostino Steffani's opera Niobe, regina di Tebe.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2010

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  18. Strauss's Salome

    Andrew McGregor presents Strauss's Salome from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2010

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  19. Wagner's Lohengrin

    A performance given at the 2010 Bayreuth Festival of Wagner's controversial Lohengrin.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2010

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  20. Verdi's Rigoletto

    Baritone Simon Keenlyside makes his debut in WNO's revived production of Verdi's tragedy.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2010

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  21. Britten's Billy Budd

    Britten: Billy Budd from Glyndebourne, starring Jacques Imbrailo and John Mark Ainsley.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2010

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  22. Mozart's Idomeneo (Edinburgh International Festival)

    Mozart's Idomeneo from the Edinburgh International Festival. Presented by Donald MacLeod.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2010

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  23. Manon

    Martin Handley presents a new production of Massenet's great opera starring Anna Netrebko.

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2010

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  24. Handel's Tamerlano

    Ivor Bolton conducts Handel's Tamerlano - a tale of tyranny and power, betrayal and love.

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2010

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  25. Verdi's Aida

    Suzy Klein presents a new Royal Opera House production of Verdi's great love story.

    First broadcast: 26 Jun 2010

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  26. Donizetti's Maria Stuarda

    Donald Macleod presents a performance of Donizetti's opera about Mary, Queen of Scots.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2010

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  27. Janacek's Katya Kabanova

    Martin Handley presents ENO's version of Janacek's tragic opera Katya Kabanova.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2010

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  28. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier

    Kirill Petrenko conducts a performance of Strauss' comedy of manners.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2010

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  29. Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen

    Charles Mackerras conducts Janacek's magical opera about the life of a vixen.

    First broadcast: 29 May 2010

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  30. Prokofiev's The Gambler

    Antonio Pappano conducts Prokofiev's rarely-heard opera, based on Dostoyevsky's novel.

    First broadcast: 22 May 2010

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