Thursday Opera Matinee [Afternoon Concert]

Episodes

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Arrigo Boito - Mefistofele20160512Katie Derham presents Boito's Mefistofele, performed in 2015 at the Bavarian State Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Barber - Vanessa20161117Penny Gore presents a Wexford Festival Opera production of Barber's Vanessa.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Bartok - Duke Bluebeard's Castle20160414Penny Gore introduces a concert performance of Bartok's opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Bellini - Adelson E Salvini20161222Verity Sharp presents a performance from the Barbican of Bellini's opera Adelson e Salvini

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Benjamin Godard - Dante20160609Katie Derham presents Benjamin Godard's opera Dante, starring soprano Veronique Gens.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Breaking Free: Wozzeck From The Royal Opera House20170105A performance of Berg's Wozzeck, given at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Casella - La Donna Serpente20160630A performance of Casella's La Donna Serpente given at the Teatro Regio in Turin.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Delius - Koanga20160317Penny Gore presents Delius's opera Koanga performed at the 2015 Wexford Festival Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Donizetti - L'elisir D'amore20170112Katie Derham with Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Ethel Smyth - The Boatswain's Mate20170309Katie Derham introduces a recording of Ethel Smyth's comic opera The Boatswain's Mate.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Handel - Berenice20161013Katie Derham presents a performance of Handel's opera Berenice from Gottingen.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Handel - Il Trionfo Del Tempo E Del Disinganno20160915Le Concert d'Astree performs Handel's oratorio Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Handel's Acis And Galatea20160714Includes a performance of Handel's Acis and Galatea conducted by Christopher Hogwood.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Holst - At The Boar's Head20160128Holst's At the Boar's Head, a one-act opera using scenes from Shakespeare's Henry IV.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Humperdinck - Hansel Und Gretel20160114Katie Derham presents Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, recorded at the Vienna State Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Janacek - Jenufa20161103Verity Sharp presents a performance of Janacek's Jenufa given at the Vienna Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Janacek - The Cunning Little Vixen20160707Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen in a performance given in 2010 at the Royal Opera House

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Leoncavallo - Zaza20160407A studio recording based on a concert performance of Leoncavallo's opera Zaza.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Marschner - Der Vampyr20170209Katie Derham presents Heinrich Marschner's opera Der Vampyr performed in Geneva in 2016.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Mascagni - Iris20160922Katie Derham presents a rare performance of Mascagni's Iris, from the Montpellier Festival

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Massenet - Don Quichotte20170216Penny Gore presents a performance of Massenet's Don Quichotte from Chicago Lyric Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Moniuszko - Verbum Nobile20160331Penny Gore presents a performance of Moniuszko's one-act comic opera Verbum nobil.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

New Year New Music: Saariaho - Emilie20160107Jonathan Swain presents the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's Emilie.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Offenbach - Le Roi Carotte20160519Penny Gore presents a rare chance to hear Offenbach's farcical comic opera Le roi Carotte.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Opera Matinee: Gluck's Armide20170119Verity Sharp presents a performance of Gluck's Armide given at the State Opera, Vienna.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Puccini - La Boheme20161229Catriona Young presents a Puccini's La boheme in a Royal Opera House production from 2015.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Puccini - Madama Butterfly20170126Penny Gore presents Puccini's Madam Butterfly in a performance from La Scala in Milan.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Puccini - Tosca20160616Ian Skelly presents a performance of Puccini's Tosca given at the Vienna State Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Purcell - Dido And Aeneas20170202Jonathan Swain presents a performance of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas from Paris.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Rameau - Les Indes Galantes (acts 1 And 2)20161208Katie Derham presents Acts 1 and 2 of Rameau's opera Les Indes galantes.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Rameau - Zoroastre20161020A performance of Rameau's opera Zoroastre given at the 2016 Montpellier Festival.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Ravel - L'enfant Et Les Sortileges20160303Katie Derham presents Ravel's one-act opera L'enfant et les sortileges.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Ravel - L'heure Espagnole20160225Ravel's opera L'heure espagnole performed by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Rossini - Ciro In Babilonia20161124Katie Derham presents Rossini's Ciro in Babilonia from Pesaro's Rossini Opera Festival.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Rossini - Il Turco In Italia20160929Rossini's Opera Il Turco in Italia performed at the 2016 Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Saint-saens - Proserpine20161201Penny Gore presents a performance of Saint-Saens's opera Proserpine given in Munich.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Sounds Of Shakespeare: Gounod - Romeo Et Juliette20160505Jonathan Swain presents Gounod's Romeo et Juliette from Vienna State Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Sounds Of Shakespeare: Rossini - Otello20160428Katie Derham presents a concert performance from Barcelona of Rossini's opera Otello.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Sounds Of Shakespeare: Verdi - Falstaff20160421Katie Derham presents a performance of Verdi's opera Falstaff.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Strauss - Ariadne Auf Naxos20160602Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with Karita Mattila

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Thea Musgrave - Mary, Queen Of Scots20160310Katie Derham presents a performance of Thea Musgrave's opera Mary, Queen of Scots.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Verdi - Giovanna D'arco20160121Verity Sharp presents Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco from La Scala in Milan.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Verdi - Stiffelio20160526Verity Sharp presents Teatro La Fenice's 2015 production of Verdi's Stiffelio.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Verdi - Un Ballo In Maschera20161110A performance of Verdi's Un ballo in maschera given at the Bavarian State Opera.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Vivaldi - Catone In Utica20160623Penny Gore presents a performance given in Amsterdam of Vivaldi's opera Catone in Utica.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Wagner - The Flying Dutchman20161027A performance of Wagner's opera The Flying Dutchman given at the 2016 Bayreuth Festival.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras