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Marriages in Opera

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Bidú Sayão and Jussi Björling as Romeo and Juliet";s

It's June, the traditional month for weddings - and we'll be sampling some on-stage weddings in operas by Gounod, Donizetti, Prokofiev, Smetana, and Cimarosa. And we'll celebrate the June 14, 1884 birthday of the celebrated Irish tenor John McCormack.

Listen Saturday, June 14 at 12 noon.