Open Studio with Jared Bowen

Empresses of China's Forbidden City and Author Heidi Waleson

Season 7 Episode 18 | 26m 46s

A first of its kind exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum examines the lives of empresses in China's Qing dynasty. Discover "Empresses of China's Forbidden City." Then, Wall Street Journal opera critic Heidi Waleson sits down to discuss her new book "Mad Scenes and Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America."

Aired: 12/14/18

Rating: NR

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