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      Lyric Opera’s La Cenerentola

      Yes, the shoe fits! The Prince has found his ideal woman as Rossini’s Cinderella returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago. Highlights will be sung by Cecilia Bartoli and Juan Diego Florez.

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      The Art of Victoria De Los Angeles

      Unforgettable in the music of her native Spain, this great artist was also a superb interpreter of French repertoire. We will also hear selections from Manon, the Songs of the Auvergne, an aria from La Wally as well as Spanish and Brazilian songs she often chose for recitals.

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      Lyric Opera’s Wozzeck

      This dark story of uncontrolled passion, immorality and murder returns once more to Lyric Opera of Chicago. Highlights will be sung by Eileen Farrell and Mack Harrell.

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      Lyric Opera’s Marriage of Figaro

      Lyric Opera of Chicago opens its 61st season with Mozart’s ever popular tale of servant vs. master in eighteenth century Spain. Delighting the ear will be highlights from Figaro sung by Bryn Terfel, Conchita Supervia, Tito Gobbi, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Irmgard Seefried and Bidu Sayao.

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      Lyric Opera 1965

      Today a nostalgic look back at Lyric’s 1965 season. What a season it was! Leontyne Price as Aida, Jon Vickers as Sampson in Sampson and Delilah, Mirella Freni as Mimi in La Boheme and Renata Scotto as Madama Butterfly.

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      Remembering Jon Vickers

      Today’s program recalls the brilliant career of tenor Jon Vickers who is well remembered in Chicago for his appearances at Lyric Opera. Larry will offer recordings of four of his many operatic roles: Tristan, Sampson, Rhadames in Aida and Don Jose in Carmen.

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      A Holiday in Venice and Florence

      Let’s take a musical gondola ride this holiday weekend as we hear a song at a Regatta in Venice, drift along the Grand Canal with the Barcarolle from the Tales of Hoffman, hear the glories of Florence described by Placido Domingo and depart Venice by boat in a trio from La Gioconda.

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