Opera http://mtpr.org en Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart http://mtpr.org/post/die-zauberflote-magic-flute-composed-wolfgang-amadeus-mozart <p>07/26/2014 -</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:15:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 22121 at http://mtpr.org Carmen composed by Georges Bizet http://mtpr.org/post/carmen-composed-georges-bizet <p>07/19/2014 -</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:13:54 +0000 Sue Ginn 22120 at http://mtpr.org Falstaff composed by Giuseppe Verdi http://mtpr.org/post/falstaff-composed-giuseppe-verdi <p>07/12/2014 -</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:11:30 +0000 Sue Ginn 22119 at http://mtpr.org Rusalka http://mtpr.org/post/rusalka <p>06/28/2014 - Composed by Antonin Dvorak</p><p>It’s like The Little Mermaid grown up. Beautiful and mysterious things happen in the dark woods. Lyric Opera of Chicago takes you there with Ana María Martínez, Brandon Jovanovich, Eric Owens, Jill Grove, and Ekaterina Gubanova in a new production and company premiere of Dvořák’s heartbreaking fairytale fantasy.</p><p><a href="http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83" target="_blank">http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83</a></p><p></p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 20398 at http://mtpr.org Rusalka The Barber of Seville http://mtpr.org/post/barber-seville <p>06/21/2014 - Composed by Gioacchino Rossini</p><p>The eponymous barber Figaro (baritone Nathan Gunn) is the ultimate fixer in this rollicking comedy. He struts his stuff in the famous "Largo al factotum" aria, "Figaro, Figaro, Figaro!" He takes sides in a love triangle, helping Count Almaviva (tenor Alek Shrader) woo and win the beautiful Rosina (mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard) from her old, lecherous guardian Dr. Bartolo (baritone Alessandro Corbelli).</p><p><a href="http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83" target="_blank">http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83</a></p><p></p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 20397 at http://mtpr.org The Barber of Seville Die Fledermaus http://mtpr.org/post/die-fledermaus <p>06/14/2014 - Composed by Johann Strauss, Jr.</p><p>Shameless flirting, false identities, dance-to-dawn partying, and free-flowing champagne: Johann Strauss, Jr.’s paean to Partytown, a.k.a. Vienna in the early 1870s, delivers all manner of uproarious intrigues and complications with Juliane Banse as Rosalinde, Bo Skovhus as Eisenstein, and Daniela Fally as their naughty maid Adele.</p><p><em>Approximate length three hours 20 minutes</em></p><p><a href="http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83" target="_blank">http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,83</a></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:50:52 +0000 Sue Ginn 20396 at http://mtpr.org Die Fledermaus La Traviata http://mtpr.org/post/la-traviata <p>6/7/2014 - What’s it like to be the most beautiful, most desired party girl in Paris – and to be losing your life just as you find true love? Welcome to the dark, glittering world of the Parisian <em>demimonde</em>. It’s one of the most popular operas of all time. Soprano Marina Rebeka portrays the ill-fated heroine, Violetta Valéry. Tenor Joseph Calleja is her lover, Alfredo Germont. And baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Giorgio Germont.</p><p><em>Approximate length three hours </em></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:45:41 +0000 Sue Ginn 20395 at http://mtpr.org La Traviata Wagner's "Parsifal" http://mtpr.org/post/wagners-parsifal <p>05/31/2014 - Approximately 4 hours, 45 minutes - in German, composed by Richard Wagner</p><p><a href="http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23" target="_blank">http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23</a></p> Sat, 24 May 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Sue Ginn 19454 at http://mtpr.org Puccini's Madama Butterfly http://mtpr.org/post/puccinis-madama-butterfly <p>05/24/2014 - Approximately 3 hours - in Italian, composed by Giacomo Puccini - Libretto by: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica, after the short story by John Luther Long and the play by David Belasco</p><p><a href="http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23" target="_blank">http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23</a></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:12:33 +0000 Sue Ginn 19453 at http://mtpr.org Verdi's "Otello" http://mtpr.org/post/verdis-otello <p>05/17/2014 - Approximately 3 hours - In Italian, Composed by Giuseppe Verdi - Libretto by:&nbsp; Arrigo Boito, after William Shakespeare's tragedy</p><p><a href="http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23" target="_blank">http://schedule.wfmt.com/?day=05/17/2014&amp;hs=0&amp;he=23</a></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 20:09:43 +0000 Sue Ginn 19452 at http://mtpr.org