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August 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm
Five tenors who are all acclaimed for their Wagner interpretations. Listen and enjoy Lauritz Melchior, Jon Vickers, Jess Thomas, Ben Heppner and Jonas Kaufmann.
August 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm
We begin on horseback in the Grand Canyon then on to California for Puccini’s Fanciulla del West. Colorado is next for The Ballad of Baby Doe. We ride the range with cowboys and end up with a salute to Texas.
August 5, 2017 at 4:30 pm
Simionato and Callas sang Norma in Lyric Opera’s first season in 1954. Becoming a valued member of the company she sang Carmen, Rosina and Amneris among numerous roles until 1961. A voice that must be heard!
July 29, 2017 at 4:30 pm
This is a program of classic American songs. The traditional Shenandoah, Steven Foster’s Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair, the spiritual Deep River, Summertime from Porgy and Bess and others. Singers include Eileen Farrell, the Norman Luboff Choir and Marilyn Horne.
July 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm
Itzhak Perlman plays the Meditation from Thais followed by the opera’s final scene sung by Dorothy Kirsten and Robert Merrill. Then Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise is performed by the London Symphony led by Andre Previn then sung by Anna Moffo.