July 2015 Lyric Opera of Chicago

July 2015 Lyric Opera of Chicago

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Hear Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, conducted by RPO Music Director Ward Stare, on July 4th.

"It seems like Lyric Opera can do no wrong this season"- or so says the Chicago Classical Review. ´╗┐(The Los Angeles Opera season begins July 18th.)

7/4       Gershwin:  Porgy & Bess (in English) CONDUCTOR:  Ward Stare

CAST:

     Clara     ´╗┐Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi 

     Mingo    Chase Taylor

     SportinÔÇÖ Life      Jermaine Smith

     Jake     ´╗┐Norman Garrett

     Serena     ´╗┐Karen Slack

     Robbins     ´╗┐Bernard Holcomb

     Jim     ´╗┐Earl Hazell

     Peter     ´╗┐Curtis Bannister

     Lily       Veronica Chapman-Smith

     Maria     ´╗┐Gwendolyn Brown 

     Porgy     ´╗┐Eric Owens  

     ´╗┐Crown     ´╗┐Eric Greene

     ´╗┐Bess     ´╗┐Adina Aaron

     ´╗┐Detective     ´╗┐John Lister

     ´╗┐Policeman     ´╗┐Brian Mccaskill

     ´╗┐Undertaker     ´╗┐Kenneth Nichols

     ´╗┐Lawyer Frazier     ´╗┐Will Liverman 

     ´╗┐Annie     ´╗┐Leah Dexter

     ´╗┐Nelson     ´╗┐Anthony P. Mcglaun

     ´╗┐Strawberry Woman     ´╗┐Samantha Mcelhaney

     ´╗┐Crab Man     ´╗┐Jermaine Brown, Jr.      ´╗┐

     ´╗┐Coroner     ´╗┐Dev Kennedy

7/11      Puccini:  Tosca (in Italian)

CAST:

     ´╗┐Cesare Angelotti      ´╗┐Richard Ollarsaba

     ´╗┐Sacristan     ´╗┐Dale Travis

     ´╗┐Mario Cavaradossi     ´╗┐Brian Jagde

     ´╗┐Floria Tosca     ´╗┐Tatiana Serjan

     ´╗┐Baron Scarpia     ´╗┐Evgeny Nikitin

     ´╗┐Spoletta     ´╗┐Rodell Rosel

     ´╗┐Sciarrone     ´╗┐Bradley Smoak

     ´╗┐Shepherd     ´╗┐Annie Wagner

     ´╗┐Jailer     ´╗┐Anthony Clark Evans

 

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