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Live at Southbank Centre: Thursday Opera Matinee - Gluck's Orfeo

Louise Fryer presents a performance of Gluck's ground-breaking opera Orfeo ed Euridice. Plus music by Rimsky-Korsakov, CPE Bach and Verdi.

Thursday Opera Matinee, Gluck's ground-breaking 'Orfeo ed Euridice', plus performances from some of the artists who regularly perform at SBC including the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Introduced by Louise Fryer from the Radio 3 pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre.

If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

Orfeo ed Euridice (One-act 'Parma' version)
Orfeo ..... Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano),
Euridice ..... Kerstin Avemo (soprano),
Amore Mia ..... Karlsson (soprano),
Gothenburg Opera Chorus and Orchestra,
Laurence Cummings (conductor)
Recorded last month at Gothenburg Opera, Gothenburg

Russian Easter Festival Overture, op. 36
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

CPE Bach
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Wq. 69
Dejan Lazic (piano)

Te Deum (Four Sacred Pieces)
Evelin Novak (soprano)
Berlin Radio Chorus
Berlin Staatskapelle
Daniel Barenboim (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo ed Euridice, opera in three acts

    Ensemble: Göteborg Opera.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Russian Easter Festival Overture, op. 36

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Allegretto Moderato from Romantic Pieces Op.75

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Wq. 69

    Performer: Dejan Lazić.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin

    Orchestra: European Union Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Te Deum (Four Sacred Pieces)

    Singer: Evelin Novak. Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.