Venue Details

89 Star Starred
Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
312-419-0033
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Carla Givens
The weather was Cold . I wore A cashmere sweater and slacks. Don't worry about what you wear, just go to the performance. .
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carole stephens
purchase voucher in advance for $16 at Poetry Lot - 1.5 blocks from Opera House - good deal!
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Reviews & Ratings

19 ratings
4.9 average rating
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10 events
7 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 10 2014

Wonderful performances and stunning sets! It was an all around great event. We highly recommend seeing Rusalka at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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19 stars
attended Mar 10 2014

One of the best Operas I have heard in years.

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0 stars
attended Mar 10 2014

So visually beautiful as well as sounded amazing!

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More Information

Website

http://www.lyricopera.org/rusalka/

Quotes & Highlights

Ana María Martínez and Brandon Jovanovich triumphed in Rusalka at the 2009 Glyndebourne Festival.
“When Martínez sings that ‘to suffer is to be alive’ - you believe her. An intoxicating composite of Slavic darkness and Latin brilliance.” _-The Independent _(London)
“Four stars … an event to be celebrated … powerful new production … thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed … Lyric’s Rusalka is what opera at the highest level is all about.” — Chicago Tribune
“One of the most powerful and involving productions of recent years … singers, conducting and orchestra as good as they get.” — _Chicago Sun-Times _

Description

Dvořák’s Rusalka is a new production and a Lyric Opera premiere. 

Approximate running time: 3h 30m

Rusalka: Ana María Martínez

Prince: Brandon Jovanovich

Jezibaba: Jill Grove

Vodnik: Eric Owens

Foreign Princess: Ekaterina Gubanova

About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago, founded in 1954, is one of the world's greatest opera companies. It is renowned internationally for its artistic excellence and financial strength.