Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2015, 10:00 am

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg during her visit to WFMT

Lisa Flynn welcomes the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg for two hours of music and commentary. First, the Supreme Court Justice will share an hour of her favorite recordings. Then she will present her Opera and the Law lecture, aided by members of the Lyric Opera’s Ryan Opera Center who will perform scenes that deal with law and justice.

  • Excerpts from Opera and The Law presented by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, including “Seguidilla” from Carmen, by Georges Bizet.
    Performed by members of Ryan Opera Center

  • Excerpts from Opera and The Law presented by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, including “Abendlich” from Das Rheingold, by Richard Wagner.
    Performed by George Solti, conductor and George London, bass-baritone.

  • Excerpts from Opera and The Law presented by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, including music from Billy Budd, by Benjamin Britten
    Performed by members of Ryan Opera Center

  • Excerpts from Opera and The Law presented by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, including music from Dead Man Walking, by Jake Heggie
    Performed by members of Ryan Opera Center

  • Excerpts from Opera and The Law presented by Ruth Bader Ginsberg, including music from The Pirates of Penzance, by Gilbert and Sullivan
    Performed by members of Ryan Opera Center