This month you can hear:


The Metropolitan Opera
5/5 - Gounod: ROMÉO ET JULIETTE. Bartlett Sher’s production of Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation was a hit of the 2016–17 Met season (“a revelation” declared the Huffington Post). Now the sweeping tragedy returns with Ailyn Pérez and Bryan Hymel, both celebrated in French repertoire, as the star crossed young lovers. Plácido Domingo conducts.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago
5/12 - Gluck: ORPHÉE ET EURIDICE. Conducted by Harry Bickett with Dmitry Korchak (Orphée), Andriana Chuchman (Eurydice) and Lauren Snouffer (Amour). [2 hours, 30 minutes]

5/19 - Verdi: RIGOLETTO. Conducted by Marco Armiliato with Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto), Rosa Feola (Gilda) and Matthew Polenzani (Duke of Mantua). [2 hours, 45 minutes]

5/26 - Wagner: DIE WALKÜRE. Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis with Christine Goerke (Brünhilde), Eric Owens (Wotan) and Brandon Jovanovich (Sigmund). [5 hours and 15 minutes]

Next month you can hear:


The Lyric Opera of Chicago
6/2 - Bizet: THE PEARL FISHERS. Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis with Marina Rebeka (Leïla), Matthew Polenzani (Nadir) and Mariusz Kwiecién (Zurga). [2 hours and 35 minutes]

6/9 - Puccini: TURANDOT. Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis with Amber Wagner (Turandot), and Stefano La Colla (Calaf). [2 hours and 45 minutes

6/16 - Bellini: I PURITANI. Conducted by Enrique Mazzolla with Albina Shagimuratova (Elvira) and Lawrence Brownlee (Arturo). [3 hours and 45 minutes]
The Royal Opera

6/23 - G. Benjamin: LESSONS IN LOVE AND VIOLENCE.

6/30 - Verdi: MACBETH.

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