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Saturdays @ 1pm

5/14

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Henry Nanasi, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  The Marriage of Figaro

Figaro: Adam Plachetka;  Suzanna: Christiane Karg;  Countess Almaviva: Amanda Majeski;  Count Almaviva: Luca Pisaroni;  Cherubino: Rachel Frenkel;  Marcellina: Katherine Goeldner;  Bartolo: Brindley Sherratt

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5/21

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Jimmy Lopez:  Bel Canto

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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5/28

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Gioachino Rossini:  Cinderella

Cinderella: Isabel Leonard;  Prince Ramiro: Lawrence Brownlee;  Don Magifico: Alessandro Corbelli;  Dandini: Vito Priante;  Alidoro: Christian Van Horn;  Clorinda: Diana Newman;  Tisbe: Annie Rosen

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6/4

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Alban Berg:  Wozzeck

Wozzeck: Tomasz Koniecnzy;  Marie: Angela Denoke;  The Captain: Gerhard Siegel;  Drum Major: Stefan Vinke;  The Doctor: Brindley Sherratt

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3pm
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals Concert

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Antony Walker, conductor
Deborah Voigt, host
Eric Owens, guest artist

Gioachino Rossini:  "Largo al factotum" from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Brian Vu, baritone

Gioachino Rossini:  "Contro un cor" from Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Emily D'Angelo, mezzo-soprano

Giuseppe Verdi:  "Di Provenza il mar from La Traviata
Sol Jin, baritone

Richard Strauss:  "Das war sehr gut, Mandryka" from Arabella
Lauren Feider, soprano

Gaetano Donizetti:  "Bella siccome un angelo from Don Pasquale
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  "Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke" from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Jonas Hacker, tenor

Erich Wolfgang Korngold:  "Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen" from Die Tote Stadt
Theo Hoffman, baritone

Benjamin Britten:  "I know a bank where the wild thyme blows" from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Jakub Józef Orliński, countertenor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  "Come scoglio" from Così fan tutte
Yelena Dyachek, soprano

Charles Gounod:  "Avant de quitter ces lieux" from Faust
Brian Vu, baritone

Samuel Barber:  "Must the winter come so soon?" from Vanessa
Emily D'Angelo, mezzo-soprano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  "Ya vas lyublyu" from The Queen of Spades
Sol Jin, baritone

Benjamin Britten:  "Embroidery in childhood was a luxury of idleness" from Peter Grimes
Lauren Feider, soprano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  "Kto mozhet sravnit'sja s Matil'doj moje" from Iolanta
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone

Leo Delibes:  "Prendre le dessin d'un bijou" from Lakmé
Jonas Hacker, tenor

Christoph Willibald Gluck:  "Dieux! qui me poursuivez" from Iphigénie en Tauride
Theo Hoffman, baritone

George Frideric Handel:  "A dispetto d'un volto ingrate" from Tamerlano
Jakub Józef Orliński, countertenor

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  "Puskai pogibnu ya" from Eugene Onegin
Yelena Dyachek, soprano

Giuseppe Verdi:  "O tu, Palermo" from I Vespri Siciliani
Eric Owens, bass-baritone

6/11

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Andrew Davis, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Franz Lehar:  The Merry Widow

Hannah: Renee Fleming;  Danilo: Thomas Hampson;  Valencienne: Heidi Stober;  Camille: Michael Spyres;  Baron Zeta: Patrick Carfizzi;  St. Brioche: Jonathan Johnson;  Cascada: Paul LaRosa;  Njegus: Jeff Dumas

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6/18

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Giuseppe Verdi:  Nabucco

Nabucco: Zeljko Lucic;  Abigaille: Tatiana Serjan;  Zaccaria: Dmitry Belosselskiy;  Fenena: Elizabeth DeShong;  Ismaele: Sergey Skorokhodov;  High Priest: Stefan Szkafarowsky;  Anna: Laura Wilde;  Abdallo: Jesse Donner

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6/25

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Edward Gardner, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

Richard Strauss:  Der Rosenkavalier

Octavian: Sophie Koch;  Marschallin: Amanda Majeski;  Sophie: Christina Landshamer;  Baron Ochs: Matthew Rose;  Faninal: Martin Gantner;  A Singer: Rene Barbera;  Annia: Megan Marino;  Valzacchi: Rodell Rosel

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