Opera

Opera at Classical KUCO

 

 Lyric Opera of Chicago Part I

This week!

 

 

 

Wagner's Die Walküre

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See the entire season lineup for the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series!

  

Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

Enjoy Lane's reviews of opera performances within driving distance here!

Verdi: Rigoletto. May 19

Verdi:  Rigoletto.  May 19
Matthew Polenzani is the Duke of Mantua with Rosa Feola as Gilda and Quinn Kelsey as the jester Rigoletto.

Gluck: Orphee. May 12

Gluck:  Orphee.  May 12
Lyric Opera of Chicago partnered with the Joffrey Ballet for the Paris (tenor) version of Gluck's opera.

May 5. Gounod: Romeo et Juiliette

May 5.  Gounod:  Romeo et Juiliette
Ailyn Perez and Charles Castronovo star as the tragic lovers

Massenet: Cendrillon. April 28, Radio and HD

Massenet:  Cendrillon.  April 28, Radio and HD
This production began at the Santa Fe Opera in 2006, directed by Laurent Kelly and starring Joyce DiDonato. The rest of the cast has changed over the years but it has become a true "signature role" for Ms. DiDonato. The sets were designed by Barbara de Limburgh and have come to the larger stages of the world over the last 12 years without losing their sense of the original fairy tale.

Thomas Ades: The Exterminating Angel. April 21

Thomas Ades:  The Exterminating Angel.  April 21
This is an archival performance of the Met's first performances last fall. Most of the cast is made of up-and-coming young artists, including Kevin Burdette and Rod Gilfry, who have sung in Tulsa and Dallas.

Verdi: Luisa Miller. April 14, 11:30 a.m.

Verdi:  Luisa Miller.  April 14, 11:30 a.m.

The Count's son Rodolfo knows the secret of how the Count killed his predecessor with the help of Wurm. Miller and Luisa are caught in the crossfire.

Lucia di Lammermoor, April 7. 11:30 a.m.

Lucia di Lammermoor, April 7.  11:30 a.m.
Coincidentally playing at OU this weekend, Lucia is a story of betrayal of a young woman by her brother, his retainers, and a Calvinist Presbyterian minister who is supposed to be her protector, all in the name of political power.

Mozart: Cosi fan tutte. March 31

Mozart:  Cosi fan tutte.  March 31
See Oklahoma's Kelly O'Hara as Despina on the HD broadcast at your local movie theater with Christopher Maltman as Don Alfonso, Amanda Majewski and Serena Malfi as Fiordiligi and Dorabella, and Ben Bliss and Adam Platchetka as Ferrando and Guglielmo.

Puccini: Turandot. March 24

Puccini:  Turandot.  March 24
Hei-Kyung and Marcello Alvarez reprise their singing of Liu and Calaf with Maria Serafin as the title character and bass Alexander Tsymbalyuk as Timur in this broadcast of Puccini's last opera.

Richard Strauss: Elektra. March 17

Richard Strauss:  Elektra.  March 17
Christine Goerke has become the premiere Elektra of our time. She appears with Elza van den Heever as her sister Chrystothemis, Michaela Schuster as her mother Klytaemnestra, and Mikhail Petrenko as her brother Orest, in this presentation of the greatest of all disfunctional families. The rest of the afternoon will be the Spring Fund Drive for opera and vocal music.



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