9th November

Concert will begin at 20:00 hours GMT

Stanford's 'Veiled Prophet' with Mechlinski, Campbell-Wallace, Buicke and Ring from Wexford

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Wexford Festival Opera. Stanford’s 'Veiled Prophet' is an 1877 romantic opera in three acts to a libretto by William Barclay Squire based on the 1817 poem 'The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan' by Thomas Moore. Performers:

Mokanna, The Veiled Prophet: Simon Mechlinski.
Zelika, Priestess: Sinéad Campbell-Wallace.
Fatima, Chief Slave in the Harem: Mairead Buicke.
Azim, a young warrior: Gavan Ring.
Abdullah, Mokanna's Slave: John Molloy.
The Caliph Mahadi: Thomas D Hopkinson.
A Young Watchman: Dominick Felix.

National Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: David Brophy.

Recorded 28 October.


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