Opera

Conductor Teodor Currentzis
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January 22

In anticipation of Mozart's 261st birthday, Chris Voss brings you the excitingly fresh recording of Don Giovanni from mastermind Teodor Currentzis and Musicaeterna. 

Woodcut: "The Children Sali and Vrenchen" from Gottfried Keller's story "A Village Romeo and Juliet"
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January 29

This week, a rarely heard rustic retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet led by the legendary Sir Thomas Beechum

Baritone Thomas Hampson
Dario Acosta

February 5
All February, enjoying operas born in February! This week, featuring the great baritone Thomas Hampsoon in Rossini's comic masterpiece, "The Barber of Seville", premiered February 1816. 

Soprano June Anderson
Jean-Luc Léon

February 12

This week, the fireworks and joviality of Donizetti's "The Daughter of the Regiment" as Sunday Night at the Opera continues a month long celebration of opera's born in February!

Baritone José Van Dam
Nomi Baumgarti

February 19

This week, continuing a month-long celebration of February-born operas with the Opéra-Comique's first opera of the 20th century, Gustav Charpentier's now rarely performed "Louise."

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