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Classical Notes: January 4, 2008 Archive

Quiz Show at the Met

Posted at 8:37 AM on January 4, 2008 by John Birge

Years ago when the Metropolitan Opera toured in the Midwest, Minneapolis attorney Phillip Gainsley got his chance to flex his musical know-how by giving pre-concert talks at the local performances. One thing led to another, and he was soon sitting on the coveted Metropolitan Opera Quiz panel during intermissions of the live Met broadcast from Lincoln Center, stumping along with some of the best in the business. He’ll be in New York this weekend and on Classical Minnesota Public Radio when we broadcast Verdi’s ‘Masked Ball’.

Represent Minnesota and send a question to the Metropolitan Opera Quiz. Maybe your will be asked live on air!