Posts tagged "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart"

"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 »

Review "Marriage of Figaro": Flawless, Fun Farce!

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents: Marriage of Figaro Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus MozartConducted by Sir Andrew DavisStage directed by Herbert KellnerProjected English supertitles by Francis Rizzoat Civic Opera House through March 27th (more info) Figaro wants to marry Susanna. Marcellina wants to marry Figaro. Bartolo wants to marry the Countess. The Count wants Susanna. The... Read more »