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REMINDER: Tosca on BBC Two & BBC HD on Dec 24

Puccini's ever popular Tosca from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with a star-studded cast - Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu as Floria Tosca, Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel as Chief of Police, Baron Scarpia, and tenor Jonas Kaufmann as the liberal revolutionary Cavaradossi. 
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December 24, 2:35pm (UK time) on BBC Two and BBC HD.
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The opera is preceded by Pappano's Essential Tosca (1:35pm). This documentary goes behind the scenes of the recent production of Tosca by the Royal Opera House, conducted by Pappano and starring some of the hottest names on the opera stage today - Angela Gheorghiu, Bryn Terfel and Jonas Kaufmann. Pappano examines the drama and musical language of Tosca and explores Puccini's creative genius in producing one of the greatest of theatrical experiences. 
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Here's some of what Tony Pappano and the cast have to say

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4 comments:

  1. What do you know of Angela's alleged Christmas concert in New York? When, where, what program?

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  2. I am really looking forward to this on BBC Two as I couldn't get tickets in July.
    May I wish you a very happy Christmas and a New Year full of Angela treats and thank you Irina for a fabulous blog. CaroleX

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  3. I didn't know there was supposed to be a concert in New York.

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  4. What a great surprise. A proper Christmas present from the good ol' "Beep". Saw Tosca at the ROH, this will be a feast for the ears and eyes. :)

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