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Callas and The Pirate: Back Story

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Maria Callas and husband, Battista Meneghini, pre-Onassis
September 7, 2012

Saturday on Stage presents Bellini’s Il Pirata, with Maria Callas, Pier Miranda Ferraro and Nicola Rescigno, Saturday at 1:30 on Classical 101. Only in opera can you have a story about pirates with nary an eye patch, parrot or wooden leg. Instead, we get a lot of singing and a wonderful confusing plot for Bellini’s [...]