A Parade of Tomorrow’s Stars

United StatesUnited States Lyric Opera of Chicago, Rising Stars in Concert: Emily Birsan (soprano), J’nai Bridges (mezzo soprano), Tracy Cantin (soprano), Kiri Deonarine (soprano), David Govertsen (bass-baritone), Cecelia Hall (soprano), Bernard Holcomb (tenor), John Irvin (tenor), Joseph Lim (baritone), Will Liverman (baritone), Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra, Ward Stare (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago, 13.4.2013. (JLZ)

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Compelling Concert Tristan Torso

United StatesUnited States Wagner, Tristan und Isolde, Prelude to Act I, Act II (concert version): Linda Watson, soprano (Isolde); Michelle DeYoung, mezzo soprano (Brangäne); Stefan Vinke, tenor (Tristan); Sean Panikkar, tenor (Melot); John Relyea, bass-baritone (König Marke); Daniel Eifert, baritone (Kurwenal); Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor). Symphony Center, Chicago, 22.2.2013 (JLZ)

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