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From blues to chamber music to ranchera singers, the weekend's filled with neat things to do.

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When you think of French cuisine, creamy delights and delicious pastries come to mind. When you think of French art, it’s the Impressionists you see.

And when it comes to French music, composers like Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc, or Darius Milhaud may ring in your mind’s ear.

New Orleans Revives 1894 Tabasco Opera

Jan 25, 2018

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

OK. Tonight, the New Orleans Opera celebrates its 75th anniversary with a performance that can best be described as spicy.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

NEW ORLEANS OPERA: (Singing) Tabasco, Tabasco, the sauce that we all do love so.

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Youth Orchestras of San Antonio is doing something it doesn't normally do, said music director Troy Peters.

 


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Opera superstar Placido Domingo is in town this week, performing at the Lila Cockrell Theatre. And in the world of opera, it doesn’t get any bigger than this.

 


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