30 August 2013 at 11.56am | 4 Comments
Update: The transmission date for Les Vêpres siciliennes has changed. This relay will no longer be a live broadcast.
Royal Opera performances to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 over Autumn and Winter 2013/14 have been confirmed.
A total of seven operas will be broadcast between September and February, including live relays of Verdi's Les Vêpres siciliennes and Wagner's Parsifal, both celebrating the bicentenaries of their composers.
Full broadcast listings are as follows:
- La rondine - Monday 30 September, 7.30pm
- Don Carlo - Monday 7 October, 6.15pm
- Les Vêpres siciliennes - Monday 18 November, 6.30pm
- Wozzeck - Monday 2 December, 7.30pm
- Parsifal (Live) - Wednesday 11 December, 4.45pm
- Capriccio - Saturday 4 January, 7.30pm
- Elektra - Monday 17 February, 7.30pm
All broadcasts will be available afterwards on BBC iPlayer. In addition to full performances, BBC Radio 3 will broadcast a number of interviews and features throughout the 2013/14 Season. For details of these, follow us on Twitter or Facebook.
Please note, details of broadcast are subject to change.