14 May 2012 at 3.37pm | 2 Comments
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