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Episode 2: David Angus and Vimbayi Kaziboni
Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro sparks a varied and important conversation with Boston Lyric Opera Music Director David Angus and guest conductor Vimbayi Kaziboni, Assistant Professor of Orchestral Studies and Contemporary Music at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. This second episode focuses on the complexities of Mozart's masterpiece while also addressing the chaos and unrest of our current national crises and the future of opera.
This episode includes musical excerpts from Flanders Symphony Orchestra 2003 recording of Mozart's Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro.
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