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Antony Walker conducts Washington Concert Opera in U.S. premiere of Gounod's Sapho

Antony Walker

Classical WETA's James Jacobs speaks with Washington Concert Opera's Artistic Director and Conductor Antony Walker about their upcoming presentation of the U.S. premiere of Charles Gounod's first opera, Sapho. Maestro Walker takes us on a guided tour of what he considers to be an "extraordinarily assured" first operatic effort by the composer of Faust and Roméo et Juliette. The performance will take place November 18 at Lisner Auditorium.