Saturday Night at the Opera Playlists

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 03/17/2012

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Hannah Rubashkin

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 03/04/2012

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Honor Bailey

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 02/19/2012

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Katie Salmon

An interview with Missy Mazzoli and Stephen Taylor, co-creators of Song from the Uproar, a multi-media chamber opera.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 02/11/2012

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Elias.7 Dagher

Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, with Siegfried Jerusalem as Tristan, Matti Salminen as King Marke, Waltraud Meier as Isolde, Falk Struckmann as Kurwenal, Johan Botha as Melot, Marjana Lipovsek as Brangaene, Peter Maus as the shepherd, Roman Trekel as the steersman, and Uwe Heilmann as the young sailor; with the Chor der Berliner Staatsoper, directed by Ernst Stoy.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 02/04/2012

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Mark Micchelli

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/28/2012

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Mark Micchelli

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/21/2012

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Mark Micchelli

A look at two prominent African-American composers from the early 20th century: Scott Joplin and William Grant Still

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/14/2012

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Honor Bailey

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/08/2012

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Zoë Harris

The operas heard tonight were all written and composed in the 17th Century and based on Classical themes and stories from Roman Antiquity. Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" is modeled on the episode from Virgil's epic "the Aeneid", and Blow's "Venus and Adonis" is based on Ovid's "Metamorphoses," Book X. Monteverdi's "Coronation of Poppea" is based on the historical writings by Tacitus and others, which tells the story of Poppaea, mistress to Emperor Nero (Nerone), and her ascendance to the title of Empress of Rome.

The first half was programmed by Katie Salmon, second half by Zoe Harris

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 12/10/2011

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Alessandro Garinois