ST. PAUL, Minn. —
This weekend, a new Metropolitan Opera broadcast season begins (Dec. 8, 1 pm Eastern/noon Central). Here's a little quiz to get you in the operatic mood. We'll start with some easy ones--but also get into some less familiar repertoire. And if you want to hear the rest of the pieces from which these excepts come, listen to this playlist on Spotify.
St. Matthew Passion 10:07
Johann Sebastian Bach
Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus; Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; Berlin State and Cathedral Choir
Werner Gura, tenor
Johannes Weisser, bass
Sunhae Im, soprano; Christian Roterberg, soprano
Bernarda Fink, alto; Marie-Claude Chappuis, alto
Topi Lehtipuu, tenor; Fabio Trumpy, tenor
Konstantin Wolff, bass; Arttu Kataja, bass Buy Now
Violin Sonata: Intermerzzo 10:01
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Robert Kulek, piano Buy Now
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