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Royal Opera House: The Reopening

Anita Rani, Katie Derham and Antonio Pappano introduce highlights of the Royal Opera House’s first performances after lockdown.

Anita Rani, Katie Derham and Antonio Pappano introduce highlights of the Royal Opera House’s first emotional performances after lockdown.

The programme features a world premiere from choreographer Wayne MacGregor, classic opera arias and songs performed by Gerald Finley, Louise Alder, Toby Spence, David Butt Philip, Sarah Connolly and the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artists as well as excerpts from ballets by Ashton, MacMillan and Wheeldon.

Antonio Pappano is joined by musicians from the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and the performances are filmed in line with social distancing rules against the backdrop of the beautiful Royal Opera House auditorium.

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1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Sun 26 Jul 2020 23:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Riccardo Muti, Orchestra Filarmonica Della Scala

    Prelude To Act I of "La Traviata"

  • 00:01

    Luis Cobos, The Royal Philarmonic Orchestra

    La Traviata: Preludio (Remasterizado)

  • 00:01

    The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

    La Traviata: Overture

  • 00:40

    Big Black Delta

    Into The Night

  • 00:42

    Stevie Wonder

    Village Ghetto Land

  • 00:58

    Russell Watson

    Una Furtiva Lagrima

  • 00:58

    Gaetano Donizetti

    L'elisir D'amore:Una Furtiva Lagrima

  • 01:10

    Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2 In F - II Andante

  • 01:11

    Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic

    Piano Concerto No. 2 In F Major, Op. 102: II. Andante

  • 01:27

    Riccardo Muti, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala

    La Traviata: Brindisi: Libiamo Ne' Lieti Calici

  • 01:28

    André Rieu

    Drinking Song


Role Contributor
Presenter Anita Rani
Presenter Katie Derham
Presenter Antonio Pappano
Singer Gerald Finley
Singer Louise Alder
Dancer Francesca Hayward
Dancer Cesar Corrales
Executive Producer Tony Followell
Producer Peter Jones
Director Ross MacGibbon


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