Lyric Opera of Chicago

The Procession of the Trojan Horse in Troy
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727–1804) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz.

"Eugene Onegin" illustration (1908)
Elena Samokich-Soudkovskaïa (1863–1924) / The author died in 1924, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less.

Airs Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Poster from the first Paris production of Jules Massenet's Don Quichotte, at the Gaîté-Lyrique, published by Ed. Delanchy, Paris.
Georges Rochegrosse (1859-1938) artist. Restoration by Adam Cuerden / This file is in the public domain in countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years or less.

Airs Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet.

Cast:
Don Quichotte: Ferruccio Furlanetto
Dulcinée: Clémentine Margaine
Sancho: Nicola Alaimo
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis

Set design for act 3, scene 3 by Francesco Bagnara, circa 1844 (Civica Raccolta Stampe Bertarelli Milan)
Francesco Bagnara / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

Airs Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti.

Cast:
Lucia: Albina Shagimuratova
Edgardo: Piotr Beczaza
Enrico: Quinn Kelsey
Raimondo: Adrian Sâmpetrean
Conductor: Enrique Mazzola

Arrival of Sarastro on a chariot pulled by lions, from a 1793 production in Brno. Pamina appears at left, Papageno at right. In the background are the temples of Wisdom, Reason, and Nature.
Joseph and Peter Schaffer (1793) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

Airs Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 12 noon. During August and September, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts return with six encore presentations from their 2016-17 season. This week we present The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart CONDUCTED BY Rory MacDonald and starring Matthew Polenzani, Kathryn Lewek, Adam Plachetka and Christiane Karg.
 

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