Opera Cheat Sheet: Les Troyens

Download and listen to our quick overview of this week's Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Hector Berlioz's Les Troyens, Saturday at 11AM.

This week, Classical 91.7's St.John Flynn and Eric Skelly talk about Berlioz’s grand opera masterpiece Les Troyens, the story of the Fall of ancient Troy and the Trojans flight from their homeland across the Mediterranean to Carthage as they follow their heroic leader Aeneas whose mission to found Italy is almost derailed by his love for Queen Dido.

Tune in to hear the Metropolitan Opera's production of Les Troyens, Saturday at 11AM on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.