THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Jan 29, 2016

Waiting patiently for GREASE: LIVE this Sunday? Loving Lin-Manuel Miranda's cameo in LES MIS just too much?Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCOPhoto Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi's twisted tale of politics, power, forbidden love, and religion, best known for its stirring chorus 'Va, pensiero.' Nabucco opens tomorrow night, Saturday, January 23 for seven performances through February 12. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Carlo Rizzi Returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago in Verdi's NABUCCOCarlo Rizzi Returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago in Verdi's NABUCCO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Carlo Rizzi is ready to enter an exciting period of work in the New Year. The conductor's 2015/16 season continues in January with a return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Matthew Ozawa's new production of Verdi'sNabucco. He heads to Milan the following month to begin rehearsals for Teatro alla Scala's eagerly awaited staging of Umberto Giordano'sLa cena delle beffe, an opera not seen at La Scala for eight decades. Rizzi's rich schedule also includes the world premiere of Iain Bell'sIn Parenthesisand the double-bill ofCavalleria rusticanaandPagliacci, staged to celebrate the 70thbirthday of Welsh National Opera (WNO). (more...)

Tickets to Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2015-16 Season Now on SaleTickets to Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2015-16 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Single tickets go on sale July 8 at 10:00am for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 61st season. (more...)

THE KING AND I, Renee Fleming & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2015-16 SeasonTHE KING AND I, Renee Fleming & More Set for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago will begin a new chapter in its history with its 61st season - the first to be fully planned by general director Anthony Freud and music director Sir Andrew Davis. Lyric's two artistic leaders announced the repertoire and casting for the 2015-16 season today. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Brian Jagde, Evgeny Nikitin & More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCAPhoto Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Brian Jagde, Evgeny Nikitin & More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

CHICAGO Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

Brian Jagde Portrays Mario Cavaradossi in TOSCA at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 2/5Brian Jagde Portrays Mario Cavaradossi in TOSCA at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Now thru 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

Brian Jagde, one of the outstanding tenors of his generation with a burgeoning international career, will make his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut performing the role of the painter/revolutionary Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini's fiery melodrama Tosca tonight, Jan. 24-Feb. 5, Lyric's general director Anthony Freudannounced today. Jagde replaces the previously announced Ukrainian tenor Misha Didyk, who withdrew from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

CHICAGO Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens today, January 24 with 10 performances through Today, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

Brian Jagde to Play 'Cavaradossi' in TOSCA, 1/24-2/5 at the Lyric Opera of ChicagoBrian Jagde to Play 'Cavaradossi' in TOSCA, 1/24-2/5 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Brian Jagde, one of the outstanding tenors of his generation with a burgeoning international career, will make his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut performing the role of the painter/revolutionary Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini's fiery melodrama ?Tosca Jan. 24-Feb. 5, Lyric's general director Anthony Freud announced today. Jagde replaces the previously announced Ukrainian tenor Misha Didyk, who withdrew from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

Brian Jagde to Portray Mario Cavaradossi in TOSCA at Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1/24-2/5Brian Jagde to Portray Mario Cavaradossi in TOSCA at Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1/24-2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Brian Jagde, one of the outstanding tenors of his generation with a burgeoning international career, will make his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut performing the role of the painter/revolutionary Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini's fiery melodrama Tosca Jan. 24-Feb. 5, Lyric's general director Anthony Freudannounced today. Jagde replaces the previously announced Ukrainian tenor Misha Didyk, who withdrew from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

Brian Jagde to Play 'Cavaradossi' in TOSCA, 1/24-2/5 at the Lyric Opera of ChicagoBrian Jagde to Play 'Cavaradossi' in TOSCA, 1/24-2/5 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Brian Jagde, one of the outstanding tenors of his generation with a burgeoning international career, will make his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut performing the role of the painter/revolutionary Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini's fiery melodrama ?Tosca Jan. 24-Feb. 5, Lyric's general director Anthony Freud announced today. Jagde replaces the previously announced Ukrainian tenor Misha Didyk, who withdrew from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15Chicago's Lyric Opera to Present TOSCA, 1/24/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

CHICAGO Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

TOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of ChicagoTOSCA Opens Next Month at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the fiery melodrama Tosca by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) conducted by Dmitri Jurowski in a new production by John Caird. It opens on Saturday, January 24 with 10 performances through Saturday, March 14. Performance dates are Jan. 24, 27, Feb. 2, 27, Mar. 3, 14 at 7:30pm; and Jan. 30, Feb. 5, Mar. 8, 11 at 2pm. (more...)

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus' Production Verdi's MACBETH to be Broadcast 11/22 and Will Be Available On Demand 11/24The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus' Production Verdi's MACBETH to be Broadcast 11/22 and Will Be Available On Demand 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the WFMT Radio Network announce that the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus' critically acclaimed performance of Verdi's Macbeth will be broadcast on November 22 and subsequently available for listening online, free and on demand for six weeks beginning November 24. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring Lang Lang and Renee FlemingLyric Opera of Chicago Announces 60th Anniversary Season, Featuring Lang Lang and Renee Fleming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced its 2014-2015 season today, which is set to include eight operas, a world premiere new opera, a one night only piano concert with internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang, and special family performances. Lyric's 2014-15 subscription season will offer 68 performances of eight different operas Saturday, September 27, 2014 through Sunday, March 15 , 2015. Lyric will also present 17 performances of a new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel in April 2015, continuing the company's American Musical Theater Initiative. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Performance & Webcast of Verdi's Requiem Heard by More Than 61,000 in First Three DaysChicago Symphony Orchestra's Performance & Webcast of Verdi's Requiem Heard by More Than 61,000 in First Three Days
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

As of Monday morning, October 14, the webcast of Verdi's Requiem Mass, performed by CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Chorus, and soprano Tatiana Serjan, mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona, tenor Mario Zeffiri, and bass Ildar Abdrazakov had been heard by more than 61,000 people around the world. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Performance of Verdi's REQUIEM MASS Streamed by Over 30 Websites Worldwide TodayChicago Symphony Orchestra's Performance of Verdi's REQUIEM MASS Streamed by Over 30 Websites Worldwide Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The culmination of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) celebration of the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial is a live webcast of Verdi's Requiem Mass. (more...)

Riccardo Muti Returns to Direct Chicago Symphony in Verdi's Bicentennial, Beg. TonightRiccardo Muti Returns to Direct Chicago Symphony in Verdi's Bicentennial, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Riccardo Muti begins his fourth season as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) with a four-week residency, from tonight, September 19 to October 12, which features a celebration of Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial. (more...)

Riccardo Muti Returns to Direct the Chicago Symphony in Verdi's Bicentennial, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Riccardo Muti begins his fourth season as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) with a four-week residency, from September 19 to October 12, which features a celebration of Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial. (more...)

Photo Flash: MACBETH Arrives at Salzburg FestivalPhoto Flash: MACBETH Arrives at Salzburg Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2011

The Macbeth opera recently arrived at the Salzburg Festival 2011. Check out photos from rehearsal below! (more...)