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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

May. 18 2013

05/18/13 – Simon Boccanegra – 1:00pm

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi Sung in Italian. SIMON BOCCANEGRA – Thomas Hampson FIESCO – Ferruccio Furlanetto AMELIA – Krassimira Stoyanova ADORNO – Frank Lopardo PAOLO – Quinn Kelsey Also Featuring Evan Boyer, J’nai Bridges, Bernard Holcomb Conductor – Sir Andrew Davis Director – Elijah Moshinsky Chorus Master – Martin Wright Simon Boccanegra (Photo credits: Dan Rest)

Nov. 24 2012

12/01/12 – The Flying Dutchman – 1:00pm

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Bayreuth Festival The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner Sung in German Approximate running time: 3 hours The ultimate blend of action, music, scene and dramatic expression was Richard Wagner’s goal in his “total work of art.” Deutsche Welle brings you another performance from the Festspielhaus, which Wagner designed explicitly for his music dramas. This year the festival, […]

Nov. 17 2012

11/24/12 – Don Carlos – 1:00pm

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Houston Grand Opera Don Carlos by Guiseppe Verdi Libretto by  Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle Sung in French Approximate running time:  3 hours 18 minutes, including two intermissions   Houston Grand Opera presents the Verdi masterpiece in its full five acts and in French. King Philippe II of Spain dissolves his son’s engagement by appropriating […]

Nov. 10 2012

11/17/12 – The Rape of Lucretia – 1:00pm

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Houston Grand Opera The Rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten Libretto by Ronald Duncan Sung in English Approximate running time:  1 hour 56 minutes, including two intermissions The writings of historians Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus tell the story of Lucretia, a Roman officer’s wife whose very purity inflamed the lust of Prince Tarquinius of Rome […]

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