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      Joseph Calleja, tenor

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      Joseph Calleja (Photo: Simon Fowler)

      Joseph Calleja (Photo: Simon Fowler)

      Join us for a special Valentine’s Day Impromptu featuring Joseph Calleja. The Maltese tenor is back in Chicago to sing the role of Don José in the Lyric Opera’s production of Bizet’s Carmen.

      You can be part of this concert and conversation by joining a Facebook Live chat with Calleja immediately following his Impromptu. Post your questions or comments for Calleja below in advance, or during the chat on WFMT’s Facebook page.

      Music

      Georges Bizet: from Carmen, “La Fleur Que tu M’Avais jetee

      GIUSEPPE VERDI: from Macbeth,Ah La Paterna Mano

      PAOLO TOSTI (1846-1916)
      Lyrics: Gabriele d’Annunzio
      “A Vucchella”

      PABLO SOROZÁBAL (1897-1988) “No Puede Ser

      ÉDITH PIAF (lyrics) LOUIGUY & MARGUERITE MONNOT (melody):
      La Vie En Rose