© 2021 KOSU
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

A new production of the opera Fidelio offers commentary on justice in America

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” features a wrongfully imprisoned man and his wife who tries to free him. A new production recasts the opera as a commentary on today’s U.S. justice system.

NPR culture correspondent Anastasia Tsioulcas has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Hey! Did you enjoy this story? We can’t do it without you. We are member-supported, so your donation is critical to KOSU's news reporting and music programming. Help support the reporters, DJs and staff of the station you love.

Here's how: