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WFMT brings you the most electrifying live performances from the world’s great opera companies: the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the LA Opera, the San Francisco Opera and for a second year, the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden.

June 7: Wagner's Parsifal from Lyric Opera of Chicago

June 14: Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier from the Metropolitan Opera

June 21: Rossini's The Barber of Seville from Lyric Opera of Chicago

June 28: Dvorak's Rusalka from Lyric Opera of Chicago

July 5: Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito from Lyric Opera of Chicago

July 12: Verdi's Falstaff from LA Opera

July 19: Bizet's Carmen from LA Opera

July 26: Mozart's Magic Flute from LA Opera

Aug. 2: Britten's Billy Budd from LA Opera

Aug. 9: Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor from LA Opera

Aug. 16: Massenet's Thais from LA Opera

Aug. 23: Boito's Mephistopheles from San Francisco Opera

Aug. 30: Puccini's Tosca from San Francisco Opera

Sept. 6: Wagner's The Flying Dutchman from San Francisco Opera

Sept. 13: Britten's Peter Grimes from San Francisco Opera

Sept. 20: Rossini's The Barber of Seville from San Francisco Opera

Sept. 27: TBD

Oct. 4: Verdi's La Traviata from San Francisco Opera

Oct. 11: TBD

Oct. 18: Verdi's Falstaff from San Francisco Opera

Oct. 25: Mozart's Don Giovanni from the Royal Opera House

Nov. 1: Kern's Showboat from San Francisco Opera

Nov. 8: Donizetti's Lucretia Borgia from Caramoor

Nov. 15: Wagner's Parsifal from the Royal Opera House

Nov. 22: Gounod's Faust from the Royal Opera House

Nov. 29: Verdi's Sicilian Vespers from the Royal Opera House

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