Music & Wine
Simon Boccanegra “Know Before You go”


Some operas have complicated plots, and then there’s Simon Boccanegra: a lost daughter, political plots, kidnapping, poison, love between enemies and feuds between families all set against actual historical events of the 14th century. Some of Giuseppe Verdi’s most moving music traces the story of love, power, betrayal, sacrifice for one’s children, regret and redemption over three generations.

Peter Gordon will review the story and musical highlights with you. You will know what’s going on and what to listen for and understand what makes this lesser-known work so very special.


In English




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22 Jan 2016 (Fri)
7:00 - 9:00pm



Dante Alighieri Society


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$200* (Includes of wine and Italian canapés)


*Special discount $350 for attending both “Simon Boccanegra ‘Know Before You Go’” and “Teatro Regio Torino: History and Architecture” talks. The discount amount ($50) will be refunded to you at “Simon Boccanegra ‘Know Before You Go’” Talk.

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