Valentine's Week Highlights on Operavore

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM

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To celebrate Valentines Day, this week we're showcasing a series of full operas on the Operavore stream. 

At Operavore we have more than a few favorite love stories, many of them somber stories of love gone awry: Eugene OneginSamson and DelilahManon. Each gives us something to reflect on, whether it's beautiful heart-wrenching music or cautionary tales.

Check out the schedule below (and consult the playlist for full times and cast details). Also, let us know what your favorite operatic couple, love scene, duet is in the comment box below.

Schedule:

Monday, Feb. 10

10:00 am Eugene Onegin 
12:20 pm Aida 

Tuesday, Feb. 11

10:00 amI Capuleti e i Montecchi 
12:10 pm Manon
3:20 La Cenerentola

Wednesday, Feb. 12

10:00 am Samson and Delilah 
12:10 pm E’lisir d’amore

Thursday, Feb. 13

10:00 am The Ballad of Baby Doe 
12:15 pm Tristan und Isolde 

Friday, Feb. 14

10:00 am Romeo et Julliete 
1:00 pm La Boheme  
3:00 pm Der Rosenkavalier 

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