Opera

Image of soprano Cecilia Bartoli as Eurydice
Uli Weber, courtesy of Decca

Sunday, March 26, 9pm

This week, hear Haydn's final opera - one which he never heard performed - in a thrilling, historically-informed performance featuring soprano Cecilia Bartoli.

Cagli Opera House, Italy
David Barrie

In the coming weeks, join Chris Voss for Haydn's final opera, Orfeo ed Euridice, plus some deep cuts: Busoni's "Turandot," Roussel's "Padmâvatî", and Beethoven's "Leonore"!

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"They killed my mother in the doorway." How's that for an opening line?

We're talking opera — specifically, the aria "La mamma morta" from Umberto Giordano's 1896 French Revolution thriller Andrea Chénier. The soprano is Anna Netrebko.

A very deep-seated history informs a conductor's North American debut at the Boston Lyric Opera's new production of Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow.

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