Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: Simon Boccanegra

Listen to our quick overview of this week’s opera broadcast of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, airing Saturday at noon.

This week, Classical 91.7’s program director, St.John Flynn, and opera expert, Eric Skelly, discuss Verdi’s classic Simon Boccanegra, a story of love, politics and betrayal set in 14th-century Genoa. You can hear The Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of Simon Boccanegra Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.