Posts tagged "Quinn Kelsey"

"La Traviata" (Lyric Opera): 'What Joy!'

"La Traviata" (Lyric Opera):  'What Joy!'
The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents LA TRAVIATA. Alongside the extensive spectacle of Wagner’s Parsifal, the Lyric is simultaneously offering a Verdi classic. La Traviata is simply gorgeous. After navigating through the complexity of Wagner’s world, we are back to opera basics, a tragic love story. As much as Parsifal is about the musical pageantry, La Traviata is all about passionate singing. Seeing... Read more »

"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 »

"Lucia di Lammermoor" (The Lyric Opera): Undeniably Positioned to LOVE!

The road to love has plenty of potholes.  Misunderstandings, disagreements, and infidelities are obstacles on the journey.  In the movies, true love veers around these barriers.  The couple eventually arrives at their happily-ever-after. In opera, a love betrayal isn’t up for discussion.  It is hit head-on, backed over and dragged into states of madness, mayhem... Read more »
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