Start: 02/09/2014 1:00 pm
End: 02/09/2014 4:30 pm
Sunday Afternoon at the Opera host Keith Brown writes:
No opera could be more romantic in spirit than Jules Massenet's Werther (1892), based on the enormously popular novel by the Shakespeare of Germany, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Goethe practically created the movement called Romanticism in literature.