Opera Series with the CLO (PAST EVENTS)

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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ORFEO ED EURIDICE by Christoph Willibald Gluck (Archive record)

        Opera Baroque: “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Christoph Willibald Gluck staged in collaboration with the Connecticut Lyric Opera’s Young Artist Program and with students and faculty of the Virtuosi Music Academy and Greve Opera Academy. – Guest Conductor – Giacomo Benedetti Stage Director – Alan Mann Rebecca […]

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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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Opera review from performance in Middletown

SPANISH INQUISITION IN MIDDLETOWN Special to Town Times by Larry Kellum Not heard with any opera company in Connecticut since 1976, the CT Lyric Opera and its CT Virtuosi Orchestra presented Verdi’s colossal “Don Carlo” at the newly named Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center in Middletown on May 11. As […]

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Nov. 17, 18, 26, Dec 2. 2018, MAGIC FLUTE (Mozart)

  The Magic Flute (Mozart) Cast and Crew Tamino – Oswaldo Iraheta, Joel Edwards Papageno – Daniel Macey Pamina – Amanda Kohl, Abigail Krawczyńska Queen of the Night – Mary Cook, Letitia Stevens Sarastro – Steve Fredericks First Lady – Mary McCue Second Lady – Tamra Jones, Sara Trenner Third […]

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TOSCA – May 12, 14, 20, 26

Jurate Svedaite, Frederique Bosz – Tosca Daniel Juarez – Cavaradossi Steve Fredericks, Andrew Potter – Scarpia Andrew Potter, Steve Fredericks – Angelotti Steven A. Fasano – Sacristan Terrence Fay, Oswaldo Iraheta – Spoletta David Kennedy – Sciarrone Adrian Sylveen, Conductor Jan Mason, Stage Director Dara Blackstone – Chorusmaster Carter Alevrides – […]

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OPERA: ONEGIN Nov 4, 6, 13, 19

Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain Wordsworth Atheneum Museum of Art MHS Arts Center, Middletown Garde Arts Center, New London

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Faust (February / March / April 2016)

Music by Charles Gounod, libretto by Jules Barbier. Charles Gounod’s Faust draws upon the two act play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a literary classic based on the German legend of a man who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Gounod’s opera does not attempt […]

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RIGOLETTO Verdi (April / May 2016)

RIGOLETTO (Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco M. Piave) Fully staged opera in partnership with Connecticut Lyric Opera Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto is a spectacular fast-paced story of seduction, love, ridicule and tragic death, with powerful music, that has often been cited as Verdi’s best! Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber […]

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