How did Grétry respond to the turmoil of the Terror?
A shrewd old philosopher sets up a School for Lovers to teach them wisdom. The four young people in this opera badly need it.
Q: Sister Anne, Sister Anne, what do you see? A: I see that horrid M. Grétry! He wants to make our flesh creep.
Beethoven thought Cherubini was the greatest composer of the time. We look at his first French opera.
Don Giovanni needs little introduction. It’s one of the 10 most performed operas in the world; and it’s easily Mozart’s best opera.
Patriotism and self-sacrifice in Salieri's austere music drama.
The best opera of 1786.