Saturday, 5 March, 2016 - 19:30

Classics from Bizet to Verdi

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Our last Night at the Opera concert was a sell-out, so buy your tickets early for our 2016 concert, which features some of opera’s best-loved choruses and arias.

 

Programme
Mozart: Overture to Die Zauberflöte
Voyagers’ chorus  (Idomeneo)
Handel: Chorus of the Enchanted Islanders (Alcina)
Bizet: Habanera (Carmen)
Delibes: Flower Duet (Lakmé)
Mascagni: Easter Hymn (Cavelleria rusticana)
Poulenc: Prelude and Salve Regina - Final scene: Acte 3 Tableau 4 (Dialogues des Carmelites)

Wagner:

Pilgrims’ Chorus (Tannhäuser)
Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)

Verdi:

Witches’ Chorus (Macbeth)
Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore)
Brindisi (La Traviata)
Triumphal Scene (Aida)

Puccini:

Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Nessun dorma (Turandot)
Performers

Following the previous sell-out GLive Opera Classics concert, Jeremy Backhouse conducts Vivace Chorus and Brandenburg Sinfonia

The soloists are Claire Seaton (soprano), Carris Jones (mezzo-soprano) and Peter Davoran (tenor).