(Singing: Che gelida manina from La Bohème.)
Please join us for a pre-performance lecture by author and radio show host and commentator, William Berger. Lectures begin one hour before curtain and seating is first-come, first-served basis.
ABOUT WILLIAM BERGER: William Berger studied Romance languages and music at the University of California at Santa Cruz, and worked for five years at the San Francisco Opera Company, where he acquired for the company’s recorded music collection. He is the author of Wagner Without Fear: Learning to Love–and Even Enjoy–Opera’s Most Demanding Genius and Verdi With a Vengeance: An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera. He is a frequent lecturer and radio commentator and has recently been a regular host for New York Public Radio’s Overnight Music. He is a music host for WNYC radio and lives in New York.
Our 2015-2015 lectures are partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum.