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Program Schedule

Puccini: La bohème

8/15/20

(LA Opera)


Marina Costa-Jackson (Mimi); Saimir Pirgu (Rodolfo); Erica Petrocelli (Musetta); Kihun Yoon (Marcello); Nicholas Brownlee (Colline); Michael J. Hawk (Schaunard); LA Opera Orchestra and Chorus; James Conlon, conductor

Verdi: Aida

8/22/20

(Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Krassimira Stoyanova (Aida); Anita Rachvelishvili (Amneris); Francesco Meli (Radamès); Kiril Manolov (Amonasro); Ildar Abdrazakov (Ramfis); Eric Owens (The King); Issachah Savage (The Messenger); Kimberly Gunderson/ Tasha Koontz (The Priestess); Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Riccardo Muti, conductor

Monteverdi: L’Orfeo

8/29/20

(Royal Danish Opera)

Marc Mauillon (Orfeo); Sofie Lund-Tonnesen (Euridice); Ellen Larsson (La Musica/Speranza; Philippa Cold (Ninfa/Proserpina); Mia Bergström (Messagiera); Thomas Lichtenecker (Pastore); Gerald Geerink (Pastore/Eco); Mark Milhofer (Apollo); Concerto Copenhagen; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, conductor

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