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Lyric Opera of Chicago

6/20

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

Richard Wagner:  Tannhauser

Johan Botha (Tannhauser), Amber Wagner (Elisabeth), Michaela Schuster (Venus), Gerald Finley (Wolfram), John Relyea (Landgraf).

6/27

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

Mieczyslaw Weinberg:  The Passenger

Amanda Majeski (Marta), Daveda Karanas (Liese), Brandon Jovanovich (Walter), Joshua Hopkins (Tadeusz), Kelly Kaduce (Katya).

7/4

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Ward Stare, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master

George Gershwin:  Porgy & Bess

Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi (Clara), Chase Taylor (Mingo), Jermaine Smith (Sportin' Life), Norman Garrett (Jake), Karen Slack (Serena), Bernard Holcomb (Robbins), Earl Hazell (Jim), Curtis Bannister (Peter), Veronica Chapman-Smith (Lily), Gwendolyn Brown (Maria), Eric Owens (Porgy), Eric Greene (Crown), Adina Aaron (Bess).

7/11

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Dmitri Jurowski, conductor
Lyric Opera Chorus
Michael Black, chorus master
Chicago Children's Choir
Josephine Lee, director

Giacomo Puccini:  Tosca

Richard Ollarsaba (Cesare Angelotti), Dale Travis (Sacristan), Brian Jagde (Mario Cavaradossi), Tatiana Serjan (Floria Tosca), Evgeny Nikitin (Baron Scarpia), Rodell Rosel (Spoletta), Bradley Smoak (Sciarrone), Annie Wagner (Shepherd), Anthony Clark Evans (Jailer).


LA Opera

7/18

LA Opera
James Conlon, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon, chorus master

Giuseppe Verdi:  La Traviata

Nino Machaidze (Violetta Valery), Arturo Chacón-Cruz (Alfredo Germont), Plácido Domingo (Giorgio Germont), Peabody Southwell (Flora Bervoix), Brenton Ryan (Gastone), Daniel Mobbs (Baron Douphol), Daniel Armstrong (Marquis d'Obigny), Soloman Howard (Doctor Grenvil), Vanessa Becerra (Annina)

7/25

LA Opera
Steven Sloane, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon, chorus master

Henry Purcell:  Dido and Aeneas

Paula Murrihy (Dido), Liam Bonner (Aeneas), Kateryna Kasper (Belinda), John Holiday (Sorceress), Summer Hassan (Second Lady), G. Thomas Allen (First Witch), Darryl Taylor (Second Witch), Brenton Ryan (Spirit/Sailor)

Bela Bartok:  Bluebeard's Castle

Robert Hayward (Bluebeard), Claudia Mahnke (Judith)

8/1

LA Opera
James Conlon, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon, chorus master

Gioachino Rossini:  The Barber of Seville

Rodion Pogossov (Figaro), René Barbera (Count Almaviva), Elizabeth DeShong (Rosina), Alessandro Corbelli (Doctor Bartolo), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Don Basilio), Lucy Schaufer (Berta), Jonathan Michie (Fiorello)

8/8

LA Opera
James Conlon, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon, chorus master

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  The Marriage of Figaro

Roberto Tagliavini (Figaro), Pretty Yende (Susanna), Ryan McKinny (Count Almaviva), Guanqun Yu (Countess Almaviva), Renée Rapier (Cherubino), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Doctor Bartolo), Lucy Schaufer (Marcellina), So Young Park (Barbarina), Philip Cokorinos (Antonio), Robert Brubaker (Don Basilio), Joel Sorensen (Don Curzio)

8/15

LA Opera
James Conlon, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon, chorus master

John Corigliano:  The Ghosts of Versailles

Patricia Racette (Marie Antoinette), Christopher Maltman (Beaumarchais), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Louis XVI), Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Robert Brubaker (Bégearss), Guanqun Yu (Rosina - Countess Almaviva), Lucy Schaufer (Susanna), Joshua Guerrero (Count Almaviva), Renée Rapier (Cherubino), Stacey Tappan (Florestine)

8/22

LA Opera
Patrick Fournillier, conductor
LA Opera Chorus
Grant Gershon

Jules Massenet:  Thais

Nino Machaidze (Thais), Plácido Domingo (Athanael), Paul Groves (Nicias), Valentin Anikin (Palemon), Milena Kitic (Albine), Hae Ji Chang (Crobyle), Rebecca Nathanson (Myrtale), Kihun Yoon (Servant)