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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Nov
6
2:00 PM14:00

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
23
2:00 PM14:00

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
22
to Oct 23

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Gaetano Donizetti

In Italian with English supertitles

If you cherish the classic tale of star-crossed love in Romeo and Juliet, then Lucia di Lammermoor will sweep you away with its intense romance. The most famous of all bel canto operas, you’ll be transfixed by the passion of the heroine and her lover Edgardo (you’ll long remember their heavenly love duet) and the vocal fireworks of Lucia’s dazzling mad scene, as she breaks your heart while sending spectacular coloratura and high notes soaring. This beautiful period production features a star cast that is not to be missed, especially Albina Shagimuratova in the title role!

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
13
7:30 PM19:30

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
9
2:00 PM14:00

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
5
7:30 PM19:30

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

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Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago
Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Das Rheingold at Lyric Opera Chicago

by Richard Wagner

In German with English supertitles

Lyric’s new Ring starts with Das Rheingold, conducted by celebrated music director Sir Andrew Davis. You'll meet the Rhinemaidens, guardians of magical gold that can be transformed into a ring that grants its owner unlimited power. When Alberich steals the gold, the struggle among the legendary characters begins, as Wotan, king of the gods, vies with him for supreme power. Immerse yourself in thrilling drama and music of vast proportions during this first of four new productions from world-renowned director David Pountney.

Purchase tickets at: https://www.lyricopera.org/concertstickets/calendar/2016-2017/productions/lyricopera/das-rheingold

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Hansel and Gretel at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival
Aug
13
4:30 PM16:30

Hansel and Gretel at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival

New Moon Opera Company will perform an abridged version of their spring opera, Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival.  The opera is accompanied by piano and is family-friendly.  Meet us in the sanctuary of All Saints' Church at 4550 Hermitage Avenue in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood at 4:30 pm.  Entrance to the performance is free!

Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival goes from 1 pm to 8 pm, with performances throughout the day, as well as beer for sale, food trucks, and children's activities from 1 - 4.  Entrance to the festival is $5 suggested donation. 

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Grant Park Music Festival presents Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor
Aug
6
7:30 PM19:30

Grant Park Music Festival presents Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor

Janai Brugger, one of the most sought-after American sopranos, is joined by Ryan Opera Center coloratura Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi for the ravishing solos and ensembles of the editor's favorite Mozart mass.  With tenor Hoss Brock, bass Daniel Eifert and the Grant Park Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Carlos Kalmar.

FREE ADMISSION - HIGHLY RECOMMEDED

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NATS presents The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center with special guest Renée Fleming
Jul
10
8:00 PM20:00

NATS presents The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center with special guest Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming with a refreshed cast of the deeply talented Ryan Opera Center - this evening promises to offer a party-like atmosphere with the NATS conference in attendance.  

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED if you can get a ticket

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Chicago Folks Operetta presents The Cousin from Nowhere
Jul
10
2:00 PM14:00

Chicago Folks Operetta presents The Cousin from Nowhere

On the eve of her eighteenth birthday, Julia is eager to be free of her guardians, Josse and Wimpel, who have been living off of Julia’s inheritance. Josse plots to marry Julia off to his nephew, August. This would keep the money in the family and preserve Josse’s free meal ticket. But Julia’s heart belongs to her childhood sweetheart, Roderich, whom she has not seen in many years. When a handsome stranger appears, Julia is convinced that he must be the long-lost Roderich. But who is he really? DIRECTED BY ELIZABETH MARGOLIUS AND CONDUCTED BY ANTHONY BARRESE.

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