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The Waltz King on “The Tuesday Night Opera”

Johann Strauss II

Johann Strauss II

Hear Simplicius by Johann Strauss, Jr., on Tuesday, December 30 at 8:00 pm


Peter presents a discussion and recording of Johann Strauss Jr’s Simplicius, an operetta that takes place at the end of the 30 Years’ War. It’s based on a novel called Adventurous Simplicissimus by HJC von Grimmelhausen. This production stars Michael Volle, Martin Zysset and Piotr Beczala. Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Zurich Opera Orchestra.

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