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      In Memorium

      We say farewell to artists who have passed away in 2016 and especially note the Wagnerian tenor long associated with Lyric Opera, Johan Botha. We also remember Patrice Munsel, Edita Gruberova, Denise Duval and Marni Nixon.

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      Lyric Opera’s Don Quichotte

      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.

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      Lyric Opera’s Les Troyens

        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, […]

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      Noel and Gertie

      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.

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      Songs of Many Colors

      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.

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