Posts tagged "Matthew Polenzani"

"Werther" (Lyric Opera): Werther Is Made For Loving!

"Werther" (Lyric Opera): Werther Is Made For Loving!
Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Werther.  An idealistic man falls hard for the baliff’s eldest daughter.  Werther loves Charlotte…completely, passionately, obsessively.  All he wants is to make her happy.  So, when Charlotte asks Werther to go away, he does.   Since Charlotte promised her dying mother that she would wed Albert, she can’t be distracted by... Read more »

"Tales of Hoffmann" (Lyric Opera): Fall in Love with Falling in Love Hoffmann Style!

At a tavern, a guy drinks too much and starts telling stories.  Sounds like an ordinary pub tale but at The Lyric nothing is ever ordinary. The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents The Tales of Hoffman, a French opera fantastique in three acts.  A poet is looking for loving inspiration.  He seeks it from a diva, a robot,... Read more »