Posts tagged "Marcello Giordani"

"AIDA" (Lyric Opera): Epic Love Story Stuns!

"AIDA" (Lyric Opera):  Epic Love Story Stuns!
#14.  Boy meets girl is a classic basic plot.  In modern day movies, a missed text, bad job, or family ties leads to a ninety minute contemplation if love can survive.  Often cute, sometimes trite!  Opera takes that same simplistic storyline and slaps it into a frenzy of dramatic passion.  Never cute, always powerful! The... Read more »

Review "The Girl of the Golden West": Shimmering Nugget of Riches

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents THE GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WESTAt the Civic Opera House, 20 N. WackerComposed by Giacomo PucciniThree Acts performed in Italian with English titlesLibretto by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo ZangariniBased on David Belasco’s play “The Girl of the Golden West”Conducted by Sir Andrew DavisStage direction by Vincent LiottaJanuary 26th & 29th... Read more »