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French Opera 'La Juive' Finds New Currency

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French Opera 'La Juive' Finds New Currency

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French Opera 'La Juive' Finds New Currency

French Opera 'La Juive' Finds New Currency

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The Metropolitan Opera has revived La Juive, a 19th century French opera about religious persecution. Enrico Caruso once filled the lead tenor's role in the work by Jacques Fromenthal-Halevy. The new tenor star is Neil Shicoff, who speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.