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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

01. Christine Goerke, ELEKTRA, DAN_0159 c. Dan Restsung in German

ELEKTRA – Christine Goerke*
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 Wright*


Hansel & Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck

HANSEL_GRETELsung in German

HANSEL – Elizabeth DeShong

GRETEL – Maria Kanyova
WITCH – Jill Grove
MOTHER – Julie Makerov*
FATHER – Brian Mulligan

Also Featuring
Emily Birsan, Kiri Deonarine

Conductor – Ward Stare*
Original production – Richard Jones
Director – Eric Einhorn*

* – Lyric debut

(Photo credits: Dan Rest)

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