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George Steel on “Leonard Lopate” this afternoon

George Steel, General Manager and Artistic Director of New York City Opera, is a guest on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate show this afternoon (Feb 13). He will discuss NYC Opera’s 2012 season, which opened yesterday afternoon with a performance of Verdi’s La traviata at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House (there are three further performances this week of La traviata, on February 14, 16, and 18.) Next Sunday afternoon, on February 19, NYC Opera presents the U.S. premiere of Rufus Wainwright’s first opera, Prima Donna, also at BAM, with further evening performances on February 21, 23, and 25.
Tune in today at 1 PM (EST) to WNYC 93.9 FM, AM 820 or online at
Tickets for La traviata, Prima Donna and other productions in New York City Opera’s current season can be purchased by phone at (212) 870-5600 or online at
La traviata
February 14, 7:30 pm
February 16, 7:30 pm
February 18, 7:30 pm
Running Time: 2 hours, 43 minutes. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Prima Donna
Feb 19, 1:30 pm
Feb 21, 7:30 pm
Feb 23, 7:30 pm
Feb 25, 7:30 pm
Running Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes. Performed in French with English supertitles.

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