Village Opera Society: Beethoven`s Leonore
Thursday, February 23 at 5:00-6:30 (signup deadline is 3 pm, Feb 22)
On March 5, the Washington Concert Opera will perform Beethoven’s 1805 telling of
the story of the faithful wife, Leonore. After substantial reworking, the more familiar
version, Fidelio, premiered in 1814. What are the differences? What new music will
we hear? Sheridan Harvey will try to show where the two operas differ.
fun, Opera Lafayette is performing a 1798 version by Pierre Gaveaux on February 19--
Léonore, ou L’amour conjugal.
Members and Social Members
Reservations required, 13 places taken, 7 available.
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