Opera & Musical Theater

Opera Cheat Sheet: Anna Bolena

A quick overview of Donizetti’s tragic bel canto masterpiece, Saturday’s noon Met Opera broadcast.

 

Portrait of Anne Boleyn
Anne Boleyn

In this OCS, Houston Public Media’s St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra discuss the first opera in Donizetti’s “Tudor trilogy.” Based on the tragic story of Henry VIII’s second wife, it’s a tale about the dangers of marrying a serial monogamist!

Tune in to Houston Public Media’s Classical 91.7, Saturday, January 9th, at noon, for the Metropolitan Opera’s broadcast of Anna Bolena featuring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role and HGO Studio alum Jamie Barton singing Jane Seymour.

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Alvaro ‘Al’ Ortiz is originally from Madrid (Spain). He worked for several years in his home country and gained experience in all platforms of journalism, from wire services to print, as well as broadcast and digital reporting. In 2001, Al came to the United States to pursue a Master’s degree...

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