Deeply committed Verdi fans ought to get themselves to Lyric Opera’s first ever production of Don Carlos, the four-hour, five-act, 1867 French language version of the shorter Verdi opera they already know as the Italian language Don Carlo. This love vs. duty tale of historical fiction, loosely drawn from the life of a 16th-century Spanish […]
The season opener is as much fun as you can have at the opera.
Which almost makes up for a stagnant libretto and a stodgy production.
Everything works in Lyric Opera’s terrific production of Rossini’s Cinderella.
The weather chilled and the lights blinded, but Lyric Opera’s program in Millennium Park suggested good things to come.