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David Pountney's riveting Walküre opens at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 05 November 2017
****1
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Surrealist Rigoletto at the Lyric impresses with vocal talent

By , 07 October 2017
***11
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John Neumeier's Orphée et Eurydice a bold season opener for the Lyric Opera

By , 23 September 2017
****1
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Minimalist Onegin on the Lyric Opera stage

By , 26 February 2017
***11
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A luscious new Carmen in Chicago

By , 11 February 2017
****1
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In new Norma, bel canto in the Iron Age

By , 28 January 2017
**111
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The Magic Flute: American nostalgia invoked in Chicago

By , 10 December 2016
****1
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Massive set overshadows the Lyric Opera's Les Troyens

By , 13 November 2016
***11
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Shagimuratova and Beczała shine in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Lyric

By , 19 October 2016
***11
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Perplexing staging not enough to derail a gloriously sung Rheingold at Lyric Opera

By , 01 October 2016
***11
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The warmth of tragedy: Roméo et Juliette at the Lyric

By , 22 February 2016
***11
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Der Rosenkavalier, gilded and lithe, at the Lyric Opera

By , 08 February 2016
***11
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A strongly cast Nabucco opens at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 23 January 2016
****1
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Bel Canto mixes new sounds and conservative ideas at Lyric Opera Chicago

By , 07 December 2015
***11
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A luminous Merry Widow in Chicago

By , 14 November 2015
****1
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A Wozzeck of few concessions at the Lyric

By , 01 November 2015
***11
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Sparkling La Cenerentola at Lyric Opera Chicago

By , 10 October 2015
*****
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A dazzling new Figaro at the Lyric Opera

By , 26 September 2015
****1
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History repeats itself…life goes on…Mariachi opera El Pasado Nunca se Termina at San Diego

By , 25 April 2015
***11
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Weinberg's The Passenger only partially successful at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 04 March 2015
***11
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As light falls, Tannhäuser finds its tone in Chicago

By , 09 February 2015
****1
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Latecomer Jagde comes out on top in Lyric's Tosca

By , 24 January 2015
***11
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Stairway to bel canto heaven? Radvanovksy sings an ecstatic Anna Bolena in Chicago

By , 06 December 2014
***11
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A near-perfect Porgy and Bess at the Lyric Opera

By , 26 November 2014
****1
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A listener's Trovatore

By , 05 November 2014
***11
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Capriccio at the Lyric slowly finds its voice

By , 06 October 2014
**111
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Kwiecień doesn't quite steal the show in Robert Falls' Don Giovanni

By , 05 October 2014
***11
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Clemency in a burning capitol

By , 08 March 2014
****1
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Water nymph meets prince: Rusalka at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 22 February 2014
****1
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A Barber of visual intelligence at the Lyric Opera in Chicago

By , 06 February 2014
*****
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Die Fledermaus rings in the holidays at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 10 December 2013
****1
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A singers' Traviata at the Lyric Opera in Chicago

By , 20 November 2013
***11
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Glammed-up Parsifal hits the Lyric stage in Chicago

By , 17 November 2013
****1
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Lyric Opera's Butterfly ruffles no feathers

By , 15 October 2013
***11
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Starting with a storm: Otello at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 05 October 2013
***11
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Lyric Opera of Chicago goes proto-American with Oklahoma!

By , 05 May 2013
***11
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Netrebko and Calleja in Chicago's La Bohème

By , 09 March 2013
*****
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Verdi's Rigoletto at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 25 February 2013
***11
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Die Meistersinger fills the stage at Chicago's Lyric Opera

By , 08 February 2013
***11
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La Bohème at Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 21 January 2013
***11
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From fairy-tale to Freudian tale: Hansel and Gretel in Chicago

By , 16 December 2012
**111
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Don Pasquale sparkles at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 25 November 2012
****1
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Screens, dreams in Negrin's Werther at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 20 November 2012
**111
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Elektra opens Lyric Opera of Chicago's new season with a shriek

By , 13 October 2012
****1
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The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Rinaldo

By , 29 February 2012
***11
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A tale of two princesses at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 21 January 2012
****1
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Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a taut, effective Ariadne auf Naxos

By , 11 December 2011
***11
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Once upon a time at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 10 December 2011
****1
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A Dark and Stormy Night at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

By , 22 October 2011
***11
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A Hero's Tale

By , 13 March 2011
****1
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