27 March 2014 at 4.00pm | 3 Comments
**Update: The broadcast date for Ariadne auf Naxos has changed. It will now be broadcast on 16 July.
A total of seven Royal Opera performances are to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 across spring and summer, five of which will be relayed live.
The broadcasts include the Company's ‘musically exceptional’ production of Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten, conducted by Semyon Bychkov; and Gounod’s Faust, starring Joseph Calleja, Simon Keenlyside, Bryn Terfel and Sonya Yoncheva.
Full listings are as follows:
- Die Frau ohne Schatten LIVE – 29 March 5:50pm
- L’Ormindo – 14 April, 7.15pm
- Faust LIVE – 22 April, 6.45pm
- Dialogues des Carmélites LIVE – 7 June, 6.45pm
- Manon Lescaut LIVE – 1 July, 6.45pm
- Ariadne auf Naxos – 16 July, 7.30pm
- Maria Stuarda LIVE – 14 July, 7.15pm
All broadcasts will be available afterwards on BBC iPlayer for seven days. In addition to full performances, BBC Radio 3 will broadcast a number of interviews and features through the rest of the 2013/14 Season. For details of these, follow us on Twitter or Facebook.
Please note, details of broadcast are subject to change.