A sparkling evening of romance, tragedy and high spirits: an international cast of soloists and the London Mozart Players perform a fabulous selection of music from the world’s most popular operas.

Tali Katzeff @Cagodan Hall

Heart-warming arias from La bohème, The Pearlfishers, Carmen, The Marriage of Figaro, Candide, Nabucco, La traviata and more, alongside rousing choruses from the City of London Choir, all under the baton of Benjamin Pope.

PROGRAMME

  • Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville
  • Mozart Pasha Selim (Il Seraglio)
  • Puccini Quando me’n vo’ (La bohème)
  • Puccini Che gelida manina (La bohème)
  • Puccini O soave fanciulla (La bohème)
  • Bizet Au fond du temple saint (The Pearlfishers)
  • Mascagni Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)
  • Mascagni Easter Hymn (Cavalleria rusticana)
  • Saint-Saëns Mon cœur (Samson and Delilah)
  • Verdi Pietà rispetto amore (Macbeth)
  • Verdi Chorus of Scottish refugees (Macbeth)
  • Verdi Quartet (Rigoletto)

Interval

  • Bernstein Overture to Candide
  • Bernstein Glitter and be gay (Candide)
  • Delibes Flower Duet (Lakmé)
  • Verdi Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco)
  • Mozart Non più andrai (The Marriage of Figaro)
  • Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin)
  • Tchaikovsky Kuda, kuda (Eugene Onegin)
  • Bizet Habenera (Carmen)
  • Verdi Dite alla giovine (La traviata)
  • Verdi Libiamo ne’ lieti calici (Brindisi) (La traviata)

PERFORMERS

  • Tali Ketzef soprano
  • Catherine Carby mezzo-soprano
  • Alexander James Edwards tenor
  • Colin Schachat baritone
  • London Mozart Players
  • City of London Choir
  • Benjamin Pope conductor