This week, Classical 91.7's program director, St.John Flynn, and opera expert, Eric Skelly, discuss Verdi's classic Simon Boccanegra, a story of love, politics and betrayal set in 14th-century Genoa. You can hear The Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Simon Boccanegra Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.
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In this weekly web feature, St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly provide a quick, fun overview of the opera to be heard Saturday afternoon on Classical 91.7 and classical917.org.
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Listen to our quick overview of this week’s opera broadcast of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, airing Saturday at noon.