Classical 91.5


March 2017 highlights for The Metropolitan Opera

Feb 26, 2017

3/4        Massenet: Werther

Edward Gardner; Anna Christy (Sophie), Isabel Leonard (Charlotte), Vittorio Grigolo (Werther), David Bižid (Albert), Maurizio Muraro (Le Bailli)

3/11      Verdi: La Traviata

Nicola Luisotti; Sonya Yoncheva (Violetta Valéry), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio Germont)

3/18      Rossini: Guillaume Tell

Old coats

Oct 24, 2016

Chilly? Try these on for size:

“It cost me much to part with the blue coat which I wore the first time I danced with Charlotte. But I could not possibly wear it any longer. But I have ordered a new one, precisely similar, even to the collar and sleeves, as well as a new waistcoat and pantaloons.

But it does not produce the same effect upon me. I know not how it is, but I hope in time I shall like it better.”

– The Sorrows of Young Werther, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe