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Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: Xerxes

Listen to our quick, light-hearted overview of George Frideric Handel's Xerxes, which is this week's Houston Grand Opera broadcast airing Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7.



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In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Classical 91.7 program director, St.John Flynn, shares excerpts from an interview with soprano Laura Claycomb and counter-tenor David Daniels from the cast of Houston Grand Opera’s 2010 production of Handel’s opera, Xerxes, the story of the love quadrangle between Xerxes, King of Persia, his brother Arsamene, and Romilda and her sister Atalanta.  You can hear Houston Grand Opera’s production of Xerxes Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at