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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.

2pm
Gluck
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

3.25pm
Rimsky-Korsakov
Russian Easter Festival Overture, op. 36
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

3.40pm
CPE Bach
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Wq. 69
Dejan Lazic (piano)

4pm
Verdi
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.

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