Opera Stories

February 2016
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S1 Ep4 - Carmen

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Carmen - Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced; from wardrobe masters, props people, lighting riggers and designers and stage managers. This week, see French mezzo-soprano Beatrice Uria-Monzon as she prepares for her leading role in Georges Bizet's opera Carmen at the Teatro La Fenice, Venice...
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S1 Ep2 - Arabella

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Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced; from wardrobe masters, props people, lighting riggers and designers and stage managers. Features Renée Fleming, Roberto Alagna, Beatrice Uria-Monzon and Elina Garanca. (From France in French, English and German) G (Arts) (2 of 4)
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S1 Ep1 - Madame Butterfly

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Madame Butterfly - Some of the greatest contemporary stars of the opera world: Renée Fleming, Elina Garanca, Roberta Alagna and Béatrice Uria-Monzon are our guides as they explore four major operas in which they are singing major roles. We go backstage at the Opera National de Paris, Vienna State Opera, Fenice in Venice and Bavarian State Opera in Munich, discovering how the works are prepared for the stage. (From France, in French, English and German) (Documentary Series) (Part 1 of 4) (Rpt) G
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S1 Ep3 - La Clemenza Di Tito

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Internationally-renowned artists take us beyond the curtain to present an operatic work to recount their personal interpretation of the score and its significance. In this rare and privileged opportunity, our artist hosts invite us backstage to appreciate the work of the many different crafts and techniques that together make up an opera production : wardrobe masters, props people, lighting riggers and designers and stage managers. In this episode, go behind-the-scenes with internationally-reno...
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