Gaetano Donizetti

Lawrence Brownlee
Courtesy of the Artist

Sunday, October 28, 2018
7:00pm

Sunday night at 7pm, WCRB In Concert with the Celebrity Series of Boston presents tenor Lawrence Brownlee singing Schumann's "Dichterliebe" song cycle, exploring the expanses of love, hope, and anguish.

Image of Auguste Rodin's sculpture "Les bourgeois de Calais"
Adam Rzepka / Musée Rodin, Paris

On WCRB In Concert on demand with Odyssey Opera, Donizetti's rarely-heard "L'assedio di Calais" depicts an embattled city at a crucial point in the Hundred Years's War, featuring mezzo-soprano Magda Gargner and baritone James Westman, and conducted by Gil Rose.

Image of Auguste Rodin's sculpture "Les bourgeois de Calais"
Adam Rzepka / Musée Rodin, Paris

Conductor Gil Rose discusses Donizetti's "Siege of Calais," and the thrill and value in dusting off this unknown work by one of the opera world's most well-known stars.