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St. Paul, Minn. —
Every once in a while, I receive a most memorable story or a dedication on Friday Favorites. I was reminded of a such a story during last week's show.
The request was for the big aria from the opera Werther in anticipation of the Met Opera broadcast this Saturday. A listener in Minneapolis related the story of how listening to Classical MPR improved his dating life. A little bit of French pronunciation can do that.
Listen to the audio player above to enjoy the story as I told it on-air last week, and enjoy the photos of the Met Opera's performance of Werther.
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