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Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

Here’s our quick and humorous overview of Gioacchino Rossini’s 1817 comic masterpiece La Cenerentola (Cinderella) which is this week’s LA Opera performance airing on Classical 91.7 Saturday at noon.


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In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Classical 91.7’s program director St.John Flynn and opera expert Eric Skelly discuss Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella).  Based on the Perrault fairy tale of Cinderella, it’s the story of the kind-hearted young girl, abused by her step-sisters, who meets, falls in love with, and marries the handsome prince.  You can hear the LA Opera’s performance of La Cenerentola Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at