DAVID’S LIFE IN RECORDS: Part III: Die Hochzeit des Figaro

My first live opera was an English language Bartered Bride. I attended through an elementary school field trip in November 1964, and I’d looked forward to it for months, since it also meant a bus ride downtown, which was some distance from my suburban home. Anyway, the whole thing felt very glamorous.

I’ll admit, though, that I was disappointed to be seeing a work I’d never even heard of—by then, I knew at least a handful of operas by title (Carmen, Bohème, Marriage of Figaro)…

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