Saturday at the Opera : June 2013
Saturday, June 29, 2013
South African tenor Johan Botha plays Walther von Stolzing, the charismatic young knight. Botha sings opposite Amanda Majeski, an American soprano who plays the heroine of the story, Eva Pogner.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Today at 1 pm, celebrated Russian soprano Anna Netrebko makes her belated Lyric debut as the consumptive heroine, Mimi, singing opposite the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja as her lover, the poet Rodolfo.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
This production from the Lyric Opera of Chicago features just enough scary and gruesome ingredients, plus a food-flinging scene.
Saturday, June 08, 2013
Today at 1 pm, hear why the Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Donizetti's opera buffa reminded some of the city's music critics of a TV sitcom -- and in a good way.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
Massenet's Werther received its American premiere in Chicago, in 1894, and it returned for the first time in 34 years this past November. Hear it today at 1 pm.