Opera Cheat Sheet: Un Ballo in Maschera

Download and listen to our quick overview of this week's Houston Grand Opera broadcast of Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, Saturday at noon.

This week, Classical 91.7's St.John Flynn & Eric Skelly introduce and give a quick overview of Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, the story of the demise of the Swedish king Gustavo who falls in love with his best friend’s wife.  The new Metropolitan Opera season debuts with Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.