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Adrian Sylveen receives a “Bene Merito” award from Central Connecticut State University

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NEA – Funded “KAISER VON ATLANTIS” continues with performances in September and October

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Opera Composed During The Holocaust Headlines CLO’s Season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2019 Contact: John Waller 860 415 6441, jwaller@ctlyricopera.org Connecticut Lyric Opera is proud to present the first production of its 2019-20 Season, the profoundly moving opera The Emperor of Atlantis (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) by Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter…

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Katia Ricciarelli joined the 2019 Greve Opera Academy

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Soprano Katia Ricciarelli was teaching at the 2019 edition of the Greve Opera Academy. Katia Ricciarelli, a lyric soprano voice with an individually sweet timbre, and a lovely stage presence that complemented her voice. She was one of the most touching Giuliettas (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Desdemonas, and Anna Bolenas on the operatic stage,…

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SPANISH INQUISITION IN MIDDLETOWN – Review of our 2019 production of Don Carlo by Verdi

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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., with mainly successful results. As composers go, Verdi’s operas…

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2019-2020 Performance Season Announced

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October 11 Trinity-On-Main Arts Center – New Britain October 20 Wadsworth Museum – Hartford Baroque opera: Daphnis et Eglé opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau Fully staged in collaboration with the Connecticut Lyric Opera with members of the Virtuosi Summer Institute and Greve Opera Academy November 8 Trinity-On-Main Arts Center November 16 Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center…

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