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History vs. Opera: Il Trovatore

Posted on: September 15, 2020

Dr. Muriel McClendon, Associate Professor for History at UCLA, joins Jeremy Frank, LA Opera's Associate Chorus Master, as the two dive into the historic fictions of opera, what they get right and wrong. More importantly they dig into what the opera reveals about the time in which it was created and how it relates to today.

This podcast series launches with Il Trovatore, in which we learn: if you do become monarch, take care of that line of succession!