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December 3, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Spain’s long celebrated Knight Errant, Don Quixote and his ever faithful servant, Sancho Panza return to Lyric Opera of Chicago. Two superb artists, Jose Van Dam, and Vanni-Marcoux give the Knight his due.
November 27, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Based on Virgil’s Aeneid this five act grand opera by Berlioz is heard this season at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Selections will be heard with Dame Janet Baker as Dido and Georges Thill as Aeneas. Playlist: Berlioz: LesTroyens “March” (excerpt) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham RecordedinLondonin1961 EMICDM763412 2 Berlioz: Les Troyens, […]
November 19, 2016 at 4:30 pm
We go to London in the 1930s for scenes from Noel Coward’s plays, Private Lives and Red Peppers acted and sung with his frequent stage partner, Gertrude Lawrence. Hear a medley of Coward songs and selections by Ms. Lawrence from The King and I and Lady in the Dark.
November 5, 2016 at 4:30 pm
Nine delightful songs will be heard and each with a color in its title. Among the artists are Marian Anderson who has the color blue, Simon Keenlyside who has red, Jerry Hadley has gold and many more.