Sir Andrew Davis leads the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, members of the Ryan Opera Center, and a luminary cast including Renée Fleming and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis, Susan Graham, Ana María Martínez, Sondra Radvanovsky, Johan Botha, Eric Owens, Samuel Ramey returning to the Lyric stage, and more, plus a surprise celebrity emcee!
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Musical Director: Christian Thielemann
Staging and Set Design: Marco Arturo Marelli
Die Gräfin: Renée Fleming
Der Graf: Christoph Pohl
Flamand: Steve Davislim
Olivier: Adrian Eröd
La Roche: Georg Zeppenfeld
Clairon: Daniela Sindram
Monsieur Taupe: Tom Martinsen
Eine italienische Sängerin: Christina Poulitsi
Ein italienischer Tenor: Mert Süngü
Renée joins maestro Christian Thielemann, Kapelle French horn player Robert Langbein, and the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden for a program that explores diverse facets of the long tradition of Strauss in Dresden, including the Horn Concerto No. 1, a selection of orchestral songs, orchestral extracts from the opera Intermezzo, and the groundbreaking Also sprach Zarathustra.
New York City
Renée stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Sir Andrew Davis and Fabio Luisi conduct.
The Metropolitan Opera
East Coast, US
February 8-26, check below for dates as they are announced
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