Werther Who? Francisco Negrin Directs Lyric's First Production of the French Opera in Thirty-Four Years
By Johnny Oleksinski Werther who? Don't be ashamed if that is what you're thinking. Jules Massenet's 1892 French opera based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" ("The Sorrows of Young Werther") certainly falls within the standard opera repertory here in America, but a