Archive For The “Opera Series with the CLO” Category

TOSCA – May 12, 14, 20, 26

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

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When in Rome, do NOT do as these Romans do! Interview with Steve Frederiks

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By LARRY KELLUM Puccini’s 3rd most popular opera, the violent but gorgeous “TOSCA” returns to Connecticut in May when the CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra present a new production of the masterpiece in its usual four venues throughout the state. Composed in 1900 and based on the famous French Sardou play…

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OPERA: ONEGIN Nov 4, 6, 13, 19

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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)

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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 to match the breadth of…

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RIGOLETTO Verdi (April / May 2016)

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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 Orchestra present a fully staged…

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Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

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Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Mozart’s beloved Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), Mozart’s comedic masterpiece follows the story of Figaro, Count Almaviva’s man servant, and his plans to marry his love, Susanna. The plot twists humorously as Count Almaviva meddles with Figaro’s plans, spurring the Countess to…

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Luke Scott, baritone (Nov. 7, 8, 11, 15)

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Luke Scott, described by the Hartford Courant as a baritone with an attractive voice filled with rich and powerful resonances, has performed leading roles of Handel, Mozart, Puccini, and Verdi with Orchestras and Opera companies in Canada and the US. A graduate of The Hartt School Music and Bel Canto Scholarship Foundation grant winner his…

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Giacomo Puccini:
LA BOHEME
May 1, 3, 15, 29, 2015

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Fully Staged Opera Production with the Connecticut Lyric Opera

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W.A. Mozart: The Magic Flute
(2014 Institute)

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CONNECTICUT SUMMER OPERA FOUNDATION CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA SUMMER INSTITUTE present Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) Performed by singers of the CLO’s Summer Opera  Institute CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI SUMMER FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA ADRIAN SYLVEEN – ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR, JURATE SVEDAITE – STAGE DIRECTOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 23RD, 7:30 PM WESTOVER SCHOOL 1237 WHITTEMORE ROAD, MIDDLEBURY CONNECTICUT TICKETS…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: VIRTUOSI WITH CARL TANNER

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Archival record of the past event 08/17/13 Metropolitan Opera tenor Carl Tanner presented by Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation An Evening of Romantic Arias and Delicious Desserts Westover School, Whittemore Rd., Middlebury, CT

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Der Fliegende Holländer Review

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‘Flying Dutchman’ opera at Garde was worth the wait By Milton Moore Publication: The Day New London – The Connecticut Lyric Opera gave New London its first taste of a fully staged Richard Wagner opera Saturday night – and it was delicious. On this bicentennial of Wagner’s birth, the CLO opened its 11th season here…

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VIKTOR ULLMANN: DER KAISER VON ATLANTIS

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Archival record of the past performance (The Emperor of Atlantis or The Disobedience of Death) Fully staged opera with the CT Lyric Opera 01/25/14 7:30 p.m. Trinity-On-Main Arts Center, New Britain, CT 01/26/14 3 p.m. MHS Arts Center, Middletown, CT 02/01/14 7:30 p.m. Evans Hall, Conn College, New London, CT Cast: Kaiser Overall – Daniel…

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GIACOMO PUCCINI: MADAMA BUTTERFLY

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Archival record of the past event. Fully staged opera production with the CT Lyric Opera 05/09/14 7:30 p.m. Trinity-On-Main Arts Center, New Britain, CT 05/10/14 7:30 p.m. Hyde Cultural Center, Woodstock, CT 05/16/14 8 p.m. Garde Arts Center, New London, CT 05/23/14 7:30 p.m. MHS Performing Arts Center, Middletown, CT 05/30/14 7:30 p.m. NVCC Arts…

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