Opera & Musical Theater

Opera Cheat Sheet: Don Pasquale

A quick intro to Donizetti’s comic masterpiece, Saturday’s noon Met Opera broadcast.

Vienna State Opera production of Don Pasquale, April 2015
Vienna State Opera production of Don Pasquale, April 2015

In this Opera Cheat Sheet Houston Public Media’s St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly of ROCO discuss Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, the comic tale of a rich old fool determined to take a pretty young wife and his friends’ plot to thwart him.

Tune in to Houston Public Media’s Classical 91.7 Saturday, March 12th, at noon for the Metropolitan Opera’s broadcast of Don Pasquale featuring baritone Ambrogio Maestri in the title role.

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