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Jul. 20 2013

07/27/13 – The Stigmatized – 1:00pm

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Los Angeles Opera The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten) by Franz Schreker Sung in German The Stigmatized (Die Gezeichneten, 1918) is the best known work by Franz Schreker, one of the most important and successful opera composers of the early 20th century, who fell into obscurity after the rise of the Nazi regime. The Stigmatized is a rapturously evocative […]

Jul. 13 2013

07/20/13 – The Two Foscari – 1:00PM

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Los Angeles Opera The Two Foscari (I Due Foscari) by Giuseppe Verdi Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play The Two Foscari by Lord Byron Sung in Italian. Running time: 2 hours and 35 minutes, including two intermissions Plácido Domingo as Francesco Foscari (baritone role) Francesco Meli* as Jacopo Foscari Marina Poplavskaya as Lucrezia Contarini Ievgen Orlov* […]

Jul. 06 2013

07/13/13 – Oklahoma! – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II Curly McLain - John Cudia* Laurey Williams - Ashley Brown Jud Fry - David Adam Moore Ado Annie - Tari Kelly* Will Parker - Curtis Holbrook* Also Featuring Paula Scrofano,* Usman Ally,* Matt DeCaro* & Andrea Prestinario* Conductor - James Lowe* Director - Gary Griffin Choreographer - Gemze de Lappe* Chorus Master - […]

Jun. 29 2013

07/06/13 – A Streetcar Named Desire – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago A Streetcar Named Desire by Andre Previn sung in English BLANCHE DUBOIS - Renée Fleming STELLA KOWALSKI - Susanna Phillips STANLEY KOWALSKI - Teddy Tahu Rhodes* HAROLD MITCHELL (MITCH) - Anthony Dean Griffey Also Featuring Domenic Armstrong*, Jane Bunnell, Andrew Bidlack* Conductor - Evan Rogister Director - Brad Dalton*   * – Lyric debut (Photo credits: Todd Rosenberg)

Jun. 22 2013

06/29/13 – Rigoletto – 1:00PM

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi sung in Italian RIGOLETTO - Željko Lučić GILDA - Albina Shagimuratova* DUKE - Giuseppe Filianoti SPARAFUCILE - Andrea Silvestrelli MADDALENA - Nicole Piccolomini* MONTERONE - Todd Thomas* Also Featuring Emily Birsan, Evan Boyer, J’nai Bridges, Tracy Cantin, John Irvin, Joseph Lim Conductor - Evan Rogister* Director - Stephen Barlow* Chorus Master - Ian Robertson * – Lyric […]

Jun. 15 2013

06/22/13 – Die Meistersinger – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner sung in German SACHS - James Morris STOLZING - Johan Botha EVA - Amanda Majeski BECKMESSER - Bo Skovhus DAVID - David Portillo MAGDALENE - Jamie Barton POGNER - Dimitry Ivashchenko* KOTHNER - Darren Jeffery* Also Featuring Evan Boyer, David Cangelosi, David Govertsen, John Irvin, Joseph Hu*, Andrea Silvestrelli, Joel Sorensen*, Daniel Sutin Conductor - […]

Jun. 09 2013

06/15/13 – La Bohème – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini sung in Italian MIMÌ - Anna Netrebko RODOLFO - Joseph Calleja MUSETTA - Elizabeth Futral MARCELLO - Lucas Meachem COLLINE - Andrea Silvestrelli SCHAUNARD - Joseph Lim BENOIT/ALCINDORO - Dale Travis Also Featuring Evan Boyer, Bernard Holcomb, Will Liverman Conductor - Emmanuel Villaume Director - Louisa Muller Chorus Master - Ian Robertson   * – Lyric debut (Photo […]

Jun. 01 2013

06/08/13 – DOUBLE BILL: Elektra/Hansel and Gretel – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Elektra by Richard Strauss sung in German ELEKTRA - Christine Goerke* CHRYSOTHEMIS - Emily Magee CLYTEMNESTRA - Jill Grove ORESTES - Alan Held AEGISTHUS - Roger Honeywell Also Featuring Emily Birsan, J’nai Bridges*, Elizabeth Byrne, Tracy Cantin*, Kiri Deonarine, John Irvin*, Victoria Livengood*, Rebecca Nash*, Jason Stearns Conductor - Sir Andrew Davis Director - David McVicar Chorus Master - Martin […]

May. 25 2013

06/01/13 – Don Pasquale – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti Sung in Italian DON PASQUALE - Ildebrando D’Arcangelo NORINA - Marlis Petersen ERNESTO - René Barbera MALATESTA - Corey Crider Also Featuring Bernard Holcomb Conductor - Stephen Lord Director - Sir Thomas Allen Designer - Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Chorus Master - Martin Wright   (Photo credits: Dan Rest)

May. 18 2013

05/25/13 – Werther – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Werther by Jules Massenet Sung in French. WERTHER - Matthew Polenzani CHARLOTTE - Sophie Koch SOPHIE - Kiri Deonarine ALBERT - Craig Verm BAILIFF - Philip Kraus Also Featuring David Govertsen, Cecelia Hall, John Irvin, Will Liverman Conductor - Sir Andrew Davis Director - Francisco Negrin   photo credits: Dan Rest

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