Think you are unfamiliar with Gioacchino Rossini’s final opera, or a French opera that until December 31, 2015 had been absent from the stage of the Metropolitan opera for more than 100 years -when it was last performed there with Enrico Caruso singing the leading tenor role? How about a great Russian opera with music that became more popular, at least in this country, when it was featured in a Broadway musical? Also do you remember the operatic music that may have saved the careers of the Marx Brothers?
Yes, you will discover you like these selections and the works they come from during this informative and entertaining program that will have you saying “I remember that”.
Featuring compositions by: Bizet, Borodin, Delibes, Gounod, Mozart, Offenbach, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and others.