June 2013 Lyric Opera of Chicago presentations include...

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

With just enough scary and gruesome ingredients, plus a hilarious food-flinging scene, Hansel and Gretel appeals to kids, too.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago this month includes a Double Bill on June 8th that includes Richard Strauss' Elektra and Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel.  

6/1       Donizetti:  Don Pasquale (in Italian)

CAST:

Don Pasquale    Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Norina              Marlis Petersen
Ernesto            René Barbera
Malatesta         Corey Crider

6/8       Double Bill:  R. Strauss:  Elektra (in German)

CAST:

Elektra             Christine Goerke
Chrysothemis   Emily Magee
Clytemnestra   Jill Grove
Orestes           Alan Held
Aegisthus        Roger Honeywell

 

Humperdinck:  Hansel & Gretel (in German)

CAST:

Hansel            Elizabeth DeShong
Gretel             Maria Kanyova
Witch              Jill Grove
Mother            Julie Makerov
Father             Brian Mulligan

6/15    Puccini:  La Boheme (in Italian)

CAST:

Mimì                   Anna Netrebko
Rodolfo               Joseph Calleja
Musetta               Elizabeth Futral
Marcello               Lucas Meachem
Colline                 Andrea Silvestrelli
Schaunard            Joseph Lim
Benoit/Alcindoro    Dale Travis

6/22    Wagner: Die Meistersinger (in German)
CAST:

Hans Sachs          James Morris
Stolzing               Johan Botha
Eva                     Amanda Majeski
Beckmesser         Bo Skovhus
David                  David Portillo
Magdalene          Jamie Barton
Pogner               Dimitry Ivashchenko
Kothner              Darren Jeffery

6/29    Verdi:  Rigoletto (in Italian)
CAST:

Rigoletto            Zelko Lucic
Gilda                 Albina Shagimuratova
Duke                 Giuseppe Filianoti
Sparafucile         Andrea Silvestrelli
Maddalena         Nicole Piccolomini
Monterone         Todd Thomas





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