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Video Exclusive with Ravinia Soloist Saimir Pirgu

Albanian tenor Saimir Pirgu

He’s a favorite with Chicago’s maestros. In March, Saimir Pirgu sang “Lucia de Lammermoor” with James Conlon at the Los Angeles Opera. In July it was the Verdi Requiem with Riccardo Muti. He returns in February for a Mozart Requiem with Mr. Muti; and this week he joins Mr. Conlon at Ravinia for Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” “Conductors like to work with people they know