Collaborations

May 2021 (DatesTBA)
“The Telephone, or L’Amour à trois”
(Menotti)

RESCHEDULED DUE TO CONNECTICUT COVID-19 REGULATIONS CT LYRIC OPERA PRODUCTION: A look at a XX century “socially distanced” love relationship via a telephone. date TBA Trinity-On-Main Arts Center date TBA Hartford Conductor: Adrian Sylveen Please note that due to the pandemic and Connecticut state COVID-19 regulations all dates and details […]

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PUCCINI – LA BOHEME

CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA & THE VIRTUOSI – MAIN STAGE: PUCCINI – LA BOHEME July 2021 (Dates, Locations, and times TBA) Fully staged with the CT Lyric Opera: The production will also include young singers from the Virtuosi Academy in Hartford Program Cast to be announced at a later date, Stage […]

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Johann Strauss – Die Fledermaus

RESCHEDULED DUE TO CONNECTICUT COVID-19 REGULATIONS DATES TBA Cast: Charles Eaton, Daniel Kamalic, Jūratė Švedaitė -Waller, Maria Margiolakou, Rachel Abrams, Rebecca de Almeida, Spencer Hamlin Stage Director: Jan Mason, Music Director/Conductor: Adrian Sylveen

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Fri 1/22/21
CT LYRIC OPERA
From the small stage:
Mezzo-Soprano Rebecca de Almeida

8 pm Connecticut Lyric Opera Concert Brazilian Mezzo-Soprano Rebecca de Almeida brings an exhilarating presence and transparent energy to the stage. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rebecca has performed a wide variety of roles throughout the US and Europe. Rebecca Almeida’s achievements include 1st prize at XXVI Concurso […]

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Fri 02/12/21
CT LYRIC OPERA
From the small stage
Heather Petri, contralto

8 pm LIVE – ONLINE – broadcasted live via Facebook. Connecticut Lyric Opera presents: Heather Petri, contralto Heather Petri has been hailed as “a true contralto, with a big, deep, resonant projection that can fill a hall” by the New London Day and is a familiar voice throughout the Northeast. […]

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Sat 12/19/20
CT Lyric Opera
FROM THE SMALL STAGE:
Tenor Daniel Juárez

We invite you to join us on Saturday, December 19, at 8:30 p.m. (EST) for the second installment of Connecticut Lyric Opera’s free online monthly concert series, From the Small Stage. Our featured artist this month will be celebrated Tenor Daniel Juárez. From the Small Stage will be broadcast live on […]

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Fri 11/13/20
CT Lyric Opera
FROM THE SMALL STAGE

8 pm LIVE – ONLINE – broadcasted live via Facebook. Connecticut Lyric Opera presents a selection of arias, songs, and more. Jurate Svedaite, soprano, Rebecca Almeida, mezzo-soprano, Blake Hansen, piano, Aymeric Dupré la Tour, piano, Brunilda Myftaraj, violin The event hosted by Adrian Sylveen, artistic director of the Connecticut Lyric […]

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Nov. 8, 16, 17, 30 TRISTAN UND ISOLDE BY RICHARD WAGNER

Extraordinary Tristan und Isolde – “The love story that changed opera for ever” – An internationally acclaimed cast of singers performs one of the pinnacles of the operatic repertoire. The influential Tristan und Isolde is notable for Wagner’s use of chromaticism, tonal ambiguity, orchestral color, and harmonic suspension. More than a […]

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Isolde – Jenna Rae

Wherever Jenna Rae performs, there is beauty, rigor, generosity of emotion, and an unusual ability to connect. With her first performance of Isolde with TUNDI Productions in 2019, Jenna Rae received breathtaking accolades from critics, from colleagues, from Wagnerites who travel internationally for Wagner productions, and from attendees who possibly […]

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MET tenor Errin Brooks as TRISTAN

CLO Associate Artistic Director recently corresponded with cast members from our upcoming production of Tristan und Isolde to ask them some questions about their backgrounds, how they got involved in singing opera, and how they came to work with CLO. This article will feature three of our company members from the […]

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Oct. 11 & 20 “DAPHNIS ET EGLé” BY JEAN-PHILIPPE REAMEAU

Connecticut Virtuosi will open the 2019/2020 Season with the baroque, one-act opera Daphnis et Eglé by composer Jean-Philippe Rameau and librettist Charles Collé which will be sung in French with English subtitles. This production is presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Lyric Opera. Artistic Director Adrian Sylveen directs and will […]

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May 10, 11, 17, 26
DON CARLO
by Giuseppe Verdi

“Don Carlo, one of the most enigmatic, yet profoundly beautiful operas Giuseppe Verdi ever composed. The story takes place in the mid-1500s, at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, and it’s loosely based on historical characters and events. The title character is the son of Spain’s King Phillip II, and […]

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Carmen by G. Bizet

Carmen by G. Bizet Bizet’s immortal opera, Carmen, is without doubt one of the most well-known and beloved operas in the repertory today, and was the first opera CLO presented more than a decade ago. Set in Seville, the opera deals with the love and jealousy of Don José, who […]

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