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Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette

Alternative title
Romeo and Juliet
Synopsis
Radio broadcast of a revival production by Nicolas Joël of Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette in a performance directed by Daniel Oren at the Royal Opera House in London. With Piotr Beczala and Nino Machaidze in the title roles. The programme is presented by Suzy Klein.
Series
Opera on 3
Language
French (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
6 Nov 2010 at 17:45 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
210 mins

Credits

Music
Charles Gounod
Contributor
Daniel Oren; Nicolas Joel; Suzy Klein
Cast
Piotr BeczalaRomeo
Nino MachaidzeJuliet
Stéphane DegoutMercutio
Vitalij KowaljowFriar Laurence
Diana MontagueGertrude (Nurse)
Alfred BoeTybalt
Darren JefferyCapulet
James ClevertonGregory
Ketevan KemoklidzeStéphano (Page)
Simon NealEscalus, Prince of Verona
Zhengzhong ZhouParis

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The BBC programme information at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00vf56k also contains stills of the performance and audio interviews with the lead singers.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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