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Program Schedule

Mozart: Cosi fan tutte

6/6/20

(Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Ana María Martínez (Fiordiligi); Marianne Crebassa (Dorabella); Andrew Stenson (Ferrando); Joshua Hopkins (Guglielmo); Alessandro Corbelli (Don Alfonso); Elena Tsallagova (Despina); Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago; James Gaffigan, conductor

Puccini: Turandot

6/13/20

(Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Amber Wagner (Turandot); Stefano La Colla (Calaf); Maria Agresta (Liù); Andrea Silvestrelli (Timur); Geoffrey Agpalo (Prince of Persia); Zachary Nelson (Ping); Rodell Rosel (Pang); Keith Jameson (Pong); Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago; Andrew Davis, conductor

Verdi: Rigoletto

6/20/20

(Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Quinn Kelsey (Rigoletto); Rosa Feola (Gilda); Matthew Polenzani (Duke of Mantua); Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Sparafucile); Zanda Švēde (Maddalena);
Mario Rojas (Borsa); Whitney Morrison (Countess Ceprano); Takaoki Onishi (Marullo); Alan Higgs (Count Ceprano); Todd Thomas (Count Monterone); Lauren Decker (Giovanna); Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago; Marco Armiliato, conductor

Bizet: The Pearl Fishers

6/27/20

(Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Mariusz Kwiecień (Zurga); Matthew Polenzani (Nadir); Andrea Silvestrelli (Nourabad); Marina Rebeka (Leïla); Chorus and Orchestra of Lyric Opera of Chicago; Andrew Davis, conductor

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