Verdi's Tragic Opera Otello Adds New Dimension to Shakespeare's Story
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The last date listed for Otello was Tuesday October 29, 2013 / 7:30pm (Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30pm).
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Lyric Opera of Chicago hits all the right notes with its upcoming season of shows. There's Don Giovanni, Capriccio, Il Trovatore, Porgy and Bess, Anna Bolena, Tosca, Tannhauser and The Passenger. Your subscription package features tickets for four specific shows -- plus a fifth ticket for any show of your choice throughout the entire eight-show season. Don Giovanni is Mozart's story of a legendary seducer whose selfish arrogance becomes ever more reckless and fatal. In Strauss' Capriccio, the beautiful countess must choose between the amorous poet or the ardent musician. Verdi's Il Trovatore is chock-full of love triangles, revenge plots, murder and children switched at birth, and as much drama as any soap opera. Jazz, blues and spirituals infuse George and Ira Gershwin's classic, Porgy and Bess. New production Anna Bolena is Donizetti's tour-de-force dramatization of the story of Anne Boleyn, the most famous of King Henry VIII's many wives. Puccini's Tosca is filled with political intrigue and includes one of the most beautiful arias in the operatic repertoire, "E lucevan le stelle," sung by Tosca's doomed lover as he awaits execution. Wagner's erotic and sensual Tannhäuser is both racy and lushly beautiful. And finally, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's The Passenger takes you aboard an ocean liner. It's not all smooth sailing, though, as the action vacillates between the pristine white deck above to the dark horrors of the death camp below. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from KaraRed Velvet
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Performances were great - so good that I found myself not caring that I didn't know what they were saying and stopped reading the subtitles since I just wanted to watch the performers and hear their (amazing) voices instead of being distracted by reading. Overall a good production, though it could get a bit repetitive at times(we heard you the first 7 times, move on to something different Othello!).
*Opening Night (Oct. 5): *The Opening Night Gala is a chance to mix and mingle with fellow music lovers in the glorious Civic Opera House. Thrill to the inspiring energy of a new season while sipping champagne and enjoying delectable sweets and savories. The reception takes place in the opulent Rice Grand Foyer and throughout all lobbies before the performance and during intermission. This is a black tie event and formal attire is requested.
* Running time for this show is approximately 3 hours.