Posts tagged "Ferruccio Furlanetto"

"Simon Boccanegra" (Lyric Opera): Exceeds ALL Expectations...SUPER!

"Simon Boccanegra" (Lyric Opera):  Exceeds ALL Expectations...SUPER!
The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Simon Boccanegra. Simon loves Maria.  But he’s poor and she’s rich.  Her dad Jacopo hates Simon.  People encourage him to run for Doge (chief magistrate). Simon’s not interested in power until they convince him that the job will help him get the girl.  He goes for it.  Meanwhile, Maria... Read more »

"Boris Godunov" (Lyric Opera): Testosterone Tonic!

What is the difference between lust and love?  Lust is the desire for something.  Love is the devotion to someone.  After opening the 2011/2012 season with a light-hearted love quest and a passionate love obsession, the third offering is a lusty tale of world domination. The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Boris Godunov.  It’s Russia 1598-1605.  The... Read more »