Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers: Three Eras of Divas

Music, Classical and opera
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Sir Roger Norrington, with Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano). Haydn's Symphony No 85 ('La Reine'); Cherubini's 'Dei tuoi figli la madre' (from 'Médée'); Gluck's 'Dance of the furies' and 'Dance of the blessed spirits' (from 'Orfeo ed Euridice'); 'O malheureuse Iphigénie' (from 'Iphigénie en Tauride'); Berlioz's 'Ah! Ah! Je vais mourir' and 'Adieu, fière cité' (from 'Les Troyens'); and Bizet's Symphony in C. (Note: at 5.45pm, an introduction to the 2012/13 Southbank Centre Series, and the Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers series, with players from the OAE; free. Plus, a post-concert discussion in the RFH.)