OPERA FROM LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES AND CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA ON WCLV, SATURDAYS AT 1:00 PM
The broadcasts of the Lyric Opera of Chicago will be heard on WCLV, Saturdays beginning May 15th at 1:00 PM. The Los Angeles Opera airings will begin on Saturdays at 1:00 PM as of July 17th. Following the conclusion of the Los Angeles Opera broadcasts, on August 21st, WCLV will present a repeat broadcast of The Cleveland Orchestra's fully staged production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte.
Lyric Opera of Chicago is recognized internationally as one of the great opera companies of our time. Its artistic standards are universally admired. The company's financial solvency and subscription audience are envied throughout the field. Its administrative and artistic leadership is longstanding and rock solid.
In just 22 seasons, Los Angeles Opera has become, under the leadership of The Eli and Edythe Broad General Director Plácido Domingo, the United States' fourth largest opera company and now "...stands out as a newly important force in American Opera." (Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times).
LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO
5/15 Gounod: Faust
5/22 Janácek: Katya Kabanova
5/29 Lehár: The Merry Widow
6/5 Verdi: Ernani
6/12 Donizetti: The Elixir of Love
6/19 Puccini: Tosca
6/26 Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust
7/3 Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
7/10 - No opera this Saturday. WCLV broadcasts live
from the Cain Park Art Festival
LOS ANGELES OPERA
7/17 Rossini: The Barber of Seville
7/24 Wagner: Ring Cycle Pt. 1 Das Rheingold
7/31 Wagner: Ring Cycle Pt. 2 Die Walküre
8/7 Wagner: Ring Cycle Pt. 3 Siegfried
8/14 Wagner: Ring Cycle Pt. 4 Götterdämmerung
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
8/21 Mozart: Così fan tutte