Royal Opera performances on BBC Radio 3
Summer schedule features pieces from core repertory as well as Covent Garden rarities.
The run of broadcasts recorded at Covent Garden begins on 19 May with Judith Weir’s Miss Fortune which received its British premiere earlier this year. The opera, based on a Sicilian folk tale stars Emma Bell, Jacques Imbrailo and chart-topping Noah Stewart.
As well as a number of core repertory pieces, there will also be an opportunity to hear Covent Garden rarities including Rusalka – conducted to acclaim by Yannick Nézet-Séguin – and Falstaff, currently on stage.
Broadcast dates are as follows:
- 19 May Miss Fortune Judith Weir
- 26 May The Marriage of Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- 2 June Rusalka Antonín Dvořák
- 9 June Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi
- 16 June La bohème Giacomo Puccini
- 23 June Don Giovanni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- 30 June Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi