Outstanding concert version of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

United StatesUnited States Verdi, Un ballo in maschera (concert version): Soloists, Chorus and Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Muti (conductor). Symphony Center, Chicago, 25.6.2022. (JLZ)

Un ballo in maschera with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, chorus and soloists © Todd Rosenberg

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Lively and sophisticated: Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Denis Vélez (Giannetta), Charles Castronovo (Nemorino) & Chorus (c) Cory Weaver

United StatesUnited States Donizetti, The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago / Enrique Mazzola (conductor). Civic Opera House, Chicago, 2.10.2021. (JLZ)

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Sunday in the Park with Lyric’s Rising Stars opens the 2021-22 Chicago season

United StatesUnited States Sunday in the Park with Lyric’s Rising Stars: Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center 2021/22 Ensemble, Lyric Opera Orchestra / Enrique Mazzola (conductor). Pritzker Pavilion (Millennium Park), Chicago, 29.8.2021. (JLZ)

Anthony Reed (bass) and Enrique Mazzola (conductor) (c) Kyle Flubacker

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