Sneak peak: Yale Opera to perform Bellini's 'I Capuleti e i Montecchi' this weekend

Yale Opera will perform Bellini’s bel canto piece, "I Capuleti e i Montecchi," which retells the legend of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. The new production features the work of music director Speranza Scappucci, stage director Marc Verzatt, and the Yale Philharmonia. Performances are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. at the Shubert Theater, 247 College St. Tickets are available here.