Posts tagged "Alice Coote"

"Ariadne auf Naxos" (Lyric Opera): Seriously Playful, Playfully Serious!

I’ve gone back to my old high school to see a musical.  It was uncomfortable. After regularly seeing full-blown Chicago-based extravaganzas, the hometown version made me feel self-conscious and snobby.  I was uneasy when my friend, the director, eagerly asked me what I thought of the car.  I bit back the clarification, ‘the crappy cardboard... Read more »

Review "Hercules": Attacks & Holds The Audience Captive!

Lyric Opera presentsHERCULESAt Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive Composed by George Frideric HandelLibretto by Thomas BroughtonBased on two plays: Sophocle’s ‘The Women of Trachis’and Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’ Performed in English With projected English Titles Conducted by Harry BicketStage directed by Peter SellarsMarch 16th, 19th, 21st at 7:30 Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Three hours and twenty... Read more »