Opera Cheat Sheet: American Contemporary Opera

Listen to our light-hearted overview of American operas written since the 1950s.

In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Classical 91.7’s program director St.John Flynn and opera expert Eric Skelly discuss some of the operas written by American composers since the 1950s that have made their way into the standard operatic repertoire.  You can hear one such piece, Jake Heggie’s Moby Dick, performed by San Francisco Opera, Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7FM and online at classical917.org.