Opera On Sunday

Opera lays claim to Sunday evenings from 6 o’clock. The series includes our annual season from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York as well as new recordings from the world of opera.

6:00 PM Tomorrow

Euroradio Opera Season

A selection of live operatic performances recorded by some of the world's major public broadcasters

PURCELL: The Indian Queen, a semi-opera in five acts

This new version of the work by Peter Sellars incorporates songs and anthems by Purcell with texts by Katherine Philips, George Herbert and others

Doña Luisa, the Indian Queen... Julia Bullock

Doña Isabel................................ Nadine Koutcher

Ixbalanque................................. Christophe Dumaux

Mayan hero................................ Vince Yi

Don Pedrarias............................ Markus Brutscher

Don Pedro de Alvarado............. Noah Stewart

Mayan Priest............................. Luthando Qave

Leonor....................................... Maritxell Carrero

Mayan gods............................... Burr Johnson

................................................... Takemi Kitamura

................................................... Caitlin Scranton

................................................... Paul Singh

Tecún Umán.............................. Christopher Williams

Leonor (as girl)......................... Celine Peña

MusicAeterna (Perm Opera Chorus & Orch)/Theodor Currentzis (recorded in Teatro Real, Madrid, by Spanish Radio)

6:00 pm on Sunday (03 Aug 2014)

Euroradio Opera Season

A selection of live operatic performances recorded by some of the world's major public broadcasters

VERDI: La Traviata, an opera in three acts

Violetta Valéry................ Diana Damrau

Alfredo Germont.............. Piotr Beczala

Giorgio Germont.............. Zeljko Lucic

Flora................................. Giuseppina Piunti

Annina.............................. Mara Zampieri

Gastone............................ Antonio Carianò

Baron Douphol................. Roberto Accurso

Marchese d'Obigny.......... Andrea Porta

Dr Grenvil........................ Andrea Mastroni

Giuseppe.......................... Nicola Pamio

Flora's servant.................. Ernesto Petti

Commissioner.................. Ernesto Panariello

La Scala Chorus & Orch/Daniele Gatti (recorded in La Scala, Milan by Italian Radio)