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Fall Opera: La Traviata – Verdi


Fernie Friends of Opera begin their Fall Opera screenings with La Traviata – Verdi.

The first opera screening is ‘La Traviata – Verdi’ from the Royal Opera House in 1994. Also in the series are operas from Wagner, Debussy, Strauss II, Bellini and Rossini.

Opera Screenings for the 2017-2018 Season: Fernie Friends of Opera

All screenings start at 7:00pm at the Art Station unless otherwise noted. Admission by donation.
All our opera selections are screened from DVD with English subtitles.

Friday, September 8: La Traviata – Verdi
Gheorghiu, Lopardo, Nucci
Conducted: Solti with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden,
Directed: Eyre. 1994 production
Friday, October 6: Die Fledermaus – Strauss II
Lippert, Reinprecht, Serafin
Conducted: Mayrofer with the Seefestspiele Moerbisch Austria
Directed: Serafin Live from the outdoor festival stage in 2012
Friday, November 3: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg – Wagner
Finley, Jentzsch, Kranzle, Gabler, Finley
Conducted: Jurowski with the London Philharmonic & Glyndebourne chorus
Directed: McVicar, 2011 production
Friday, December 1: Hansel und Gretel – Humperdinck
Fassbaender, Gruberova, Prey
Conducted: Solti with the Vienna Philharmonic
Filmed 1981
Friday, January 5, 2018: Norma – Bellini
Caballe, Vickers, Veasey.
Conducted: Patane, outdoors with the orchestra of Teatro Regio di Torino.
Directed: Pierre Jourdan. 1974 production
Friday, February 2: Pelleas et Melisande – Debussy
Dessay, Naouri, Degout, Ens
Conducted: de Billy, with the Radio-Symphonie Orchester Wien and Arnold Schoenberg Chor.
Directed: Pelly. 2009 production
Friday, March 2: Un Ballo In Maschera – Verdi
Millo, Pavarotti, Blackwell, Hawkins, Nucci
Conducted: Levine with the MET Orchestra and Chorus
Directed: Faggioni. 1991 production
Friday, April 6: Otello – Verdi
Domingo, Fleming, Morris, Croft
Conducted: Levine with the MET Orchestra and Chorus
Directed: Large. 1996 production
Friday, May 4 6:00pm start with our end-of-season potluck supper: L’italiana in Algeri – Rossini
Horne, Montarsolo, Monk, Ahlstedt
Conducted: Levine with the MET Orchestra and Chorus
Directed: Ponnelle. 1986 production

There will also be a live concert on Saturday, April 21, 7:00pm (tentative date):
Calgary Opera Presents – Emerging Artists
A selection from the Greatest Operas
@ Mountainside Community Church, Fernie
By Donation

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