Then & Now, 5/15: Royal Italian Opera
It's Tuesday, May 15th. On this date in musical history, the Royal Italian Opera opened at London's Covent Garden in 1858.
And later this week, Florida Orchestra Music Director Michael Francis will present "Inside Beethoven's Symphony No. 6" at the Palladium in St. Pete, this Thursday night at 7:30 in the Palladium's Hough Hall. [Photo: Tim_Redman]