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Werther: From Goethe to Massenet

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Monday, March 23, 2020 6:00 PM

Based on Goethe’s devastating novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, Massenet’s masterpiece returns this season with Piotr Beczala and Joyce DiDonato as the doomed lovers Werther and Charlotte. Join lecturer John J.J. Muller as he discusses the transformation of Goethe’s Weltschmerz into Massenet’s mélodie.

This event is part of a series. To purchase tickets to all Opera Outlooks, please click here.

This session will be held in the Opera Learning Center, located on the 6th Floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. For questions, please call the LCE Ticket Line at 212-769-7028, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm.

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