Posts tagged "Sondra Radvanovsky"

"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 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 »