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"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 »

Review Lyric's "A Masked Ball": 5 Principals = 5 Stars!

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents A MASKED BALLAt Ardin Kranick Theatre, 20 N. Wacker Drive Composed by Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Antonio SommaBased on Eugene Scribe’s libretto for Daniel Francois Auber’s ‘Gustave III, ou le bal masque’Conducted by Asher FischStaged Directed by Renata ScottoOpera in three acts in ItalianEnglish titles by Francis RizzoNovember 15th, 18th, 24th,27th,... Read more »