Minnesota Opera’s new production, ‘Cruzar la Cara de la Luna,’ explores the intertwined lives of a Mexican American family on both sides of the border. Listen as host Andrea Blain speaks to members of the cast about this exciting new production.
The Minnesota Opera presents a laugh-out-loud hit, Donizetti’s ‘The Daughter of the Regiment.’ The romantic comedy includes the Duchess of Krakenthorp, a cameo role that has a storied history of portrayal by actors and public figures — played here by ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ winner Monét X Change. Listen to the performance now!
Gioachino Rossini’s beloved and irresistible rom-com Barber of Seville is a cut above. Listen to Minnesota Opera’s performance of the opera, featuring the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, on YourClassical MPR with host Gabi Glass.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday at 93, once reviewed Minnesota Opera’s production of John Adams’ Nixon in China for Minnesota Public Radio. Here’s host Tom Crann’s report on that special occasion in St. Paul from May 20, 2005.