Opera in Concert

National Opera Studio

Supported by Scottish Opera Endowment Trust

This year, Scottish Opera, English National Opera and the National Opera Studio are working in partnership, culminating in the young artists’ week-long residency with Scottish Opera and a performance at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, accompanied by The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. After the success of last Season’s From Russia with Love, the opera stars of the future present a showcase on the set of Anthropocene.

 

Programme:

Fidelio – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Duet: ‘Jetzt, Schätzchen, jetzt sind wir allein’
Quartet: ‘Mir ist so wunderbar’

Carmen – Georges Bizet (1838–75)
Card Trio

The Rape of Lucretia – Benjamin Britten
Spinning Scene

Peter Grimes – Benjamin Britten (1913–76)
Duet: ‘And do you prefer the storm to Auntie’s parlour and the rum?’

Rodelinda – Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Aria: ‘Tuo drudo è mio rivale’
Recitative and duet: ‘Non ti bastò, consorte . . . Io t’abbraccio’

Il barbiere di Siviglia – Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)
Recitative and duet: ‘Ma bravi! ma benone! . . . Dunque io son’

Le nozze di Figaro – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–91)
Duet: ‘Crudel! perchè finora’

L’elisir d’amore – Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
Recitative and duet: ‘Una parola, o Adina . . . Chiedi all’aura lusinghiera’

Così fan tutte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recitative and duet: ‘Oh che bella giornata . . . Il core vi dono’
Duet: ‘Fra gli amplessi’

 

Running time approx. 1 hr 20 mins

 

Cast & Creative Team

Sopranos
Ana-Maria Bacanu, Charlie Drummond, Frances du Plessis

Mezzo-sopranos
Margo Arsane, Marvic Monreal, Beth Moxon

Counter-tenor
JungKwon Jang

Tenors
Robert Barbaro, Ben Smith, Adam Temple-Smith

Baritones
Nicholas Mogg, Jake Muffett

Repetiteurs
Emily Hooker, William Green, Benedict Kearns, Michael Papadopoulos

Conductor
Charles Peebles

Director
Orpha Phelan

King's Theatre, Edinburgh 
1 Feb 2019, 6pm