The holidays are right around the corner and to put you in the festive spirit, Dr. Opera has compiled three opera moments that set the scene for this month's upcoming celebrations.
Puccini’s La bohème – Act II
It’s Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter—one of the most iconic opera scenes of all time.
Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors
Shepherds come to Amahl and his mother’s house, bringing gifts for the Three Kings (Magi): Balthazar, Kaspar, and Melchior.
Prokofiev’s War and Peace – Act I
Time to ring in the new year in St. Petersburg and everyone, including the Tsar, is at a glittering ball. Here, Andrei asks Natasha to dance.