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Opera Cheat Sheet

Opera Cheat Sheet: Falstaff

A quick intro to Verdi’s comic masterpiece, this Saturday’s noon opera broadcast.


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In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Houston Public Media’s St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly present a light-hearted overview of Verdi’s last opera. Only the second comedy Verdi ever wrote, Falstaff is based on the character from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor.

You can hear LA Opera’s production of Falstaff, Saturday at noon on Houston Public Media Classical 91.7.