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Opera on 3

From City Halls in Glasgow, the first UK performance since its initial production of Birtwistle's opera. Described as a 'dramatic tableau', the work has all of the composer's characteristically strong-etched colours, ritualised structures and long-spun lyrical lines, all underpinned by driving rhythmic momentum. Presented by Andrew McGregor. Birtwistle: The Last Supper. Roderick Williams, baritone (Christ), Daniel Norman, tenor (Judas), Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano (Ghost), William Towers, countertenor (Little James), Bernhard Landauer, countertenor (James), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, tenor (Thomas), Alexander Sprague, tenor (Andrew), Philip Sheffield, tenor (Simon), Andrew Tortise, tenor (Bartholomew), Marcus Farnsworth, baritone (Philip), Benedict Nelson, baritone (John), Toby Girling, bass-baritone (Matthew), Matthew Brook, bass (Thaddaeus), Edward Grint, bass (Peter), BBC Singers, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Sound Intermedia/Martyn Brabbins.

Genre: Arts

When is Opera on 3 next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three January 28th, 6:30pm and on BBC Radio Three February 4th, 6:30pm. See more...