Posts tagged "Rodell Rosel"

"The Magic Flute" (Lyric Opera): Spellbinds in Fervor and Funny!

‘ The 2011/2012 Lyric Opera Season is being marketed with a sassy, high-spirited campaign.  ‘More passion than the Kennedy at rush hour’ and ‘our singers don’t need microphones’ are two of the slogans promoting a softer side to the world renowned institution.  The opera roster reflects a similar frisky sentiment.  The Lyric is giving us plenty to... 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 »