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Judith Weir's Miss Fortune

Tonight's Opera on 3 is a recording of the British premiere of Judith Weir's new opera Miss Fortune, from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Miss Tina Fortune is born into a wealthy family, but loses her luck thanks to the meddling hands of Fate, who is ever-present on stage with her. Her fortune only begins to improve when she confronts Fate, and they come to a truce. Judith Weir's new opera includes break-dancing, lottery wins, exploding kebab vans, and some beautiful music. Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents and talks to Judith Weir and conductor Paul Daniel about the opera.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Tina.....Emma Bell (Soprano)
Simon.....Jacques Imbrailo - Baritone)
Fate.....Andrew Watts (Counter-Tenor)
Donna.....Anne-Marie Owens (Mezzo-Soprano)
Hassan.....Noah Stewart (Tenor)
Lord Fortune.....Alan Ewing (Bass)
Lady Fortune.....Kathryn Harries (Soprano)
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Royal Opera House Chorus
Conductor.....Paul Daniel.

Release date:

2 hours

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Sat 19 May 2012 18:00