Thursday Opera Matinee [Afternoon Concert]

Episodes

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Arrigo Boito - Mefistofele20160512
Arrigo Boito - Mefistofele20160512

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Barber - Vanessa20161117

Penny 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 Castle20160414
Bartok - Duke Bluebeard's Castle20160414

Penny 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 Salvini20161222

Verity 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 - Dante20160609
Benjamin Godard - Dante20160609

Katie 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 House20170105

A 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 Serpente20160630
Casella - La Donna Serpente20160630

A 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 - Koanga20160317
Delius - Koanga20160317

Penny 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'amore20170112

Katie 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 Mate20170309

Katie 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 - Berenice20161013

Katie 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 disinganno20160915

Le 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 Galatea20160714
Handel's Acis and Galatea20160714

Includes 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 Head20160128

Holst'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

Holst - At The Boar's Head20160128

Holst'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 Gretel20160114

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Humperdinck - Hansel Und Gretel20160114

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Janacek - Jenufa20161103

Verity 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 Vixen20160707
Janacek - The Cunning Little Vixen20160707

Janacek'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 - Zaza20160407
Leoncavallo - Zaza20160407

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Marschner - Der Vampyr20170209

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Mascagni - Iris20160922

Katie 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 Quichotte20170216

Penny 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 nobile20160331
Moniuszko - Verbum nobile20160331

Penny 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 - Emilie20160107

Jonathan Swain presents the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's Emilie.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

New Year New Music: Saariaho - Emilie20160107

Jonathan Swain presents the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho's Emilie.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Offenbach - Le roi Carotte20160519
Offenbach - Le roi Carotte20160519

Penny 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 Armide20170119

Verity 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 boheme20161229

Catriona 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 Butterfly20170126

Penny 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 - Tosca20160616
Puccini - Tosca20160616

Ian 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 Aeneas20170202

Jonathan 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)20161208

Katie Derham presents Acts 1 and 2 of Rameau's opera Les Indes galantes.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Rameau - Zoroastre20161020

A 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 sortileges20160303
Ravel - L'enfant et les sortileges20160303

Katie 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 espagnole20160225
Ravel - L'heure espagnole20160225

Ravel'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 Babilonia20161124

Katie 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 Italia20160929

Rossini'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 - Proserpine20161201

Penny 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 Juliette20160505
Sounds of Shakespeare: Gounod - Romeo et Juliette20160505

Jonathan 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 - Otello20160428
Sounds of Shakespeare: Rossini - Otello20160428

Katie 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 - Falstaff20160421
Sounds of Shakespeare: Verdi - Falstaff20160421

Katie Derham presents a performance of Verdi's opera Falstaff.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Strauss - Ariadne auf Naxos20160602
Strauss - Ariadne auf Naxos20160602

Strauss'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 Scots20160310
Thea Musgrave - Mary, Queen of Scots20160310

Katie 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'arco20160121

Verity Sharp presents Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco from La Scala in Milan.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Verdi - Giovanna D'arco20160121

Verity Sharp presents Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco from La Scala in Milan.

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras

Verdi - Stiffelio20160526
Verdi - Stiffelio20160526

Verity 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 maschera20161110

A 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 Utica20160623
Vivaldi - Catone in Utica20160623

Penny 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 Dutchman20161027

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

Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras