Venue Details

Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from egryska
47 events 27 reviews

excellent production. one of the best I have ever scene.

reviewed Mar 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Lylani Roldan
23 events 9 reviews

It was magical, beautifully done. Will see it again! Bravo the soprano was amazing

reviewed Mar 04 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from heidi sommer
22 events 8 reviews

Beautiful venue! Beautiful voices!!! Plenty of talent between the voices and dances... Really enjoyed myself :)

reviewed Mar 07 2014 report as inappropriate
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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 _


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

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