Category: Lyric Opera

Elektra at the Lyric Opera offers thrills and chills

Elektra at the Lyric Opera offers thrills and chills
The Trojan War began after Helen, sister-in-law of Mycenae’s King Agamemnon, eloped with Paris, Prince of Troy. Agamemnon, commander of the Greek forces, set off to reclaim Helen, sacrificing his daughter Iphigenia to ensure favorable winds for the journey. His traumatized wife Klytämnestra sought comfort in the arms of Agamemnon’s nephew, Aegisth (himself a child... Read more »

Il Trovatore at the Lyric Opera of Chicago has it all

Il Trovatore at the Lyric Opera of Chicago has it all
Il Trovatore, now running at the Lyric Opera of Chicago has it all. Revenge, love, a duel, mistaken identity and jealousy plus the electrifying music of Giuseppe Verdi along with an outstanding international cast of new and returning artists providing for an exciting evening of entertainment.  Sir David McVicar has created a visually powerful production set in tumultuous early 19th-century Spain with... Read more »

Stars of Lyric Opera perform free concert at Millennium Park

Stars of Lyric Opera perform free concert at Millennium Park
The Lyric Opera kicks off its 2017 season this Friday, September 8th with a free “Stars of Lyric Opera Concert” at Millennium Park. Sir Andrew Davis will be conducting an array of top stars of the Lyric Opera such as Andriana Churchman, Anthony Clark Evans, Dmitry Korchak, Emmett O’Hanlon, J’Nai Bridges, Eric Owens, Matthew Polenzani... Read more »
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