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May. 17 2015

07/04/15 – The Passenger – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Mieczyslaw Weinberg In Russian, German, Polish, French, Yiddish, Czech, and English with projected English texts Approximate running time: 2hrs, 55 min There’s no escaping your past. Aboard an ocean liner in the early 1960s, a West German diplomat, Walter, and his wife Liese are bound for a new posting in […]

May. 17 2015

06/27/15 – Tannhäuser – 1PM

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Richard Wagner In German with projected English texts Approximate running time: 4hrs, 11 min   Only gods can live in endless bliss. Tannhäuser, minstrel and renegade, is lured into the erotic realm of the love goddess Venus. There he luxuriates in lust and a host of sinful pleasures. But finally […]

May. 17 2015

06/13/15 – Anna Bolena – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Gaetano Donizetti In Italian with projected English texts Approximate running time: 3hrs, 18 min   Doomed queen…tour-de-force drama! Anne Boleyn may be Queen of England, but she doesn’t stand a chance. Henry VIII wants her gone — with Jane Seymour taking her place on the throne and in his bed. […]

May. 17 2015

06/20/15 – Carousel – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II   The Iconic American Musical in a New Lyric Production Swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow, captivates and marries the naive millworker, Julie Jordan. But all too soon, they fall on hard times and unbearable loss. Yet the power of love perseveres, as do […]

May. 17 2015

06/06/15 – Il Trovatore – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Giuseppe Verdi In Italian with projected English texts Approximate running time: 2hrs, 45 min   Primal passions. Potent music. The troubadour Manrico and Count di Luna are bitter enemies. But in a twist of fate, they’re both in love with Leonora — and they’re brothers without knowing it. Emotions boil […]

May. 17 2015

05/30/15 – Capriccio – 1pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago by Richard Strauss In German with projected English texts Approximate running time: 2hrs, 50 min   The poet or the musician — which one will she choose? She’s one of the most glamorous and gifted singers of all time, he’s one of the world’s finest conductors — and both of them […]

May. 14 2015

Thursday 05/14/15 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Betsy Burleigh, conductor; Lisa Saffer, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano Philippe Castagner, tenor; Sanford Sylvan, bass Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh HANDEL: Messiah

May. 13 2015

Wednesday 5/13/15 MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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11:00 PM Conductor: Edo de Waart Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings John Adams: Saxophone Concerto (Timothy McAllister, saxophone) Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat Major, Op. “Eroica” Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat “Dumbarton Oaks” (archive performance conducted by Roberto Minczuk)

May. 12 2015

Tuesday 5/12/15 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Mahler: Blumine Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Jeremy Denk, piano; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 (orch. by Schoenberg); Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor Mozart: Flute Concerto No.1 in G Major, K. 313; Mathieu Dufour, flute; Daniel Barenboim, conductor  

May. 11 2015

Monday 5/11/15 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Andrey Boreyko SOLOIST: Judith LeClair, bassoon STRAVINSKY: The Song of the Nightingale MOZART: Bassoon Concerto ZEMLINSKY: The Mermaid, Fantasy for Orchestra  

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