Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Airs Saturday, June 11, at 12 noon. This week from the Lyric Opera of Chicago we feature Franz Lehar's Merry Widow with Renee Fleming as Hannah, Thomas Hampson as Danilo, Heidi Stober as Valencienne, Michael Spyres as Camille, Patrick Carfizzi as Baron Zeta, Jonathan Johnson as St. Brioche, Paul LaRosa as Cascada and Jeff Dumas as Njegus. Susan Stroman directs, Michael Black is the chorus master and the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus are under the direction of Sir Andrew Davis.

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Airs Saturday, June 4, at 12 noon. This week the Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Alban Berg's Wozzeck with Tomasz Koniecnzy in the lead role and Angela Denoke as Marie. The production also features Gerhard Siegel as The Captain, Stefan Vinke as Drum Major, and Brindley Sherratt as The Doctor. Sir David McVicar directs and Michael Black is the Chorus Master and Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Lyric Opera orchestra and chorus.

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Airs Saturday, May 21, at 12 noon. The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts returns this week with Lyric Opera Of Chicago Jimmy López’s Bel Canto, based on the novel by Ann Patchett, that debuted to outstanding critical and popular acclaim.

CAST:
Roxane: Danielle de Niese
Carmen: J’nai Bridges
Hosokawa: Jeongcheol Cha
Gen: Andrew Stenson
General Alfredo: Rafael Davila Messener: Jacques Imbralio
Ruben Iglesias: William Burden
Ceasar: Anthony Roth Costanzo

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Airs Saturday, May 28, at 12 noon. The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts returns this week with Gioachino Rossini's Cinderella featuring Isabel Leonard in the title roll with Alessandro Corbelli as Don Magifico, Lawrence Brownlee as Prince Ramiro, Vito Priante as Dandini, Christian Van Horn as Alidoro, Diana Newman as Clorinda, an Annie Rosen as Tisbe. Joan Font directs this production with Michael Black as chorus master and Sir Andrew Davis conducts.

The Lyric Opera Of Chicago: Season Overview

May 14, 2016
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Airs Saturday afternoons at 12 beginning May 14, 2016.
Hosted by Peter van de Graaff

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