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Boss stays: Freud’s dream job continues

Overnight press release: CHICAGO (10/20/16) –Lyric Opera of Chicago today announced that, at its meeting earlier today, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to renew acclaimed general director Anthony Freud’s five year contract. Mr. Freud will continue to lead the organization as general director through the 2020/21 season. The unanimous decision by the Board of […]

‘Tis new to thee

last weekArts : Parterre Box

Donizetti’s bel canto masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor returned to Chicago Lyric Opera on Saturday evening.

A new beginning

3 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2016-17 season got off to an exciting start on Saturday night with Wagner’s Das Rheingold.

Pure gold: Lyric Opera's new 'Rheingold' opens the season with vocal splendor

This is the way the world begins. On a darkened stage, lit by a single floor lamp. From the depths of the orchestra emerges the E flat major chord representing the rolling currents of the Rhine River. Life stirs. Three mute supernumeraries representing the Norns, or fates, fearfully deposit a golden...

50 years ago: Fritz Wunderlich’s last recital

The great German lyric tenor died in a domestic accident on 17 September 1966. He was weeks away from his 36th birthday and his Metropolitan Opera debut. Wunderlich’s final appearance was on September 4 at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.The pianist was Herbert Giesen. You may never hear a more heartfelt account of Schumann’s song, Ich […]

Watch Meg Ryan And Adam Scott Star In James Corden’s Beyoncé Soap Opera

On last night’s The Late Late Show With James Corden, the show’s guests Meg Ryan and Adam Scott appeared alongside Corden in a skit called “The Bold And The Lyrical,” a soap opera spoof which used various Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child lyrics for the majority of its dialogue. Only so far you can take a […]

Beyonce Lyrics Used for Funny Soap Opera Sketch on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' [WATCH]

On last night's 'The Late Late Show,' host James Corden proved that he's the ultimate Beyoncé fan. Continue reading…

Watch Meg Ryan, James Corden, Adam Scott Perform Beyoncé Soap Opera on “The Late Late Show”

On last night’s episode of “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” Corden and guests Meg Ryan and Adam Scott did a sketch called “The Bold and the Lyrical.” It’s a mock soap opera, wherein the characters used only Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child lyrics to communicate. Show More Summary

James Corden made a soap opera with dialogue consisting solely of Beyoncé lyrics.

last monthHumor / odd : Happy Place

On Monday night's Late Late Show, host James Corden presented another episode of his compelling soap opera The Bold and the Lyrical, this time starring Meg Ryan and Adam Scott and featuring dialogue consisting only of Beyoncé lyrics....Show More Summary

Watch James Corden, Meg Ryan and Adam Scott Turn Beyoncé Lyrics Into a Soap Opera

Monday's Late Late Show brought back the "pop lyrics as soap opera" format and borrowed the Queen's words. James Corden, Meg Ryan and Adam Scott acted out a scene in which Corden catches Ryan cheating on him with Leslie Knope's husband. Show More Summary

Boston declares 40 days of opera

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

It’s not one of the world’s opera destinations, but Boston Lyric are turning a 40th anniversary to good use. Looks like they have defined a market hunk. Press release: Boston, MA — August 22, 2016 – Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) Stanford Calderwood General and Artistic Director Esther Nelson announced today a multi-platform, regional recognition of […]

Not a Minimalist Troyens

Graphic from Lyric Opera web site. I hope there will be a t-shirt. Found on the Lyric Opera of Chicago web site, some statistics, which I quote directly: More than 225 acclaimed singers, dancers. and musicians performing. Almost three...Show More Summary

Lyric Opera, You Tease!

Click Buy Tickets and you see this: Click one of those date links, scroll down, and.... For anyone needing a refresher, here are my personal reasons for going: Christine Goerke, Cassandre; Brandon Jovanovich, Énée; Sophie Koch, Didon; Lucas Meachem, Chorèbe; Christian Van Horn, Narbal; Okka von der Damerau, Anna.And the star of the show, Hector Berlioz.

Why Andriessen's daring and difficult 'Theatre of the World' will stand the test of time

6 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Louis Andriessen is the great argumentative opera composer of our day. He argues with every convention of the lyric stage. He is, moreover, a master of operatic argument, which is the traditional term for plot in not just its narrative sense but also its moral, spiritual, political and temporal...

James Beard Award Winners; The Wine Industry Hates Donald Trump

Five things to know today Last night, dozens of shiny new James Beard Awards were handed out to top notch restaurant industry professionals in a gala and ceremony held at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago. Catch up on all of the action...Show More Summary

Watch the 2016 James Beard Awards Livestream Right Here

It's almost like you're there Tonight at 6 p.m. CST, the James Beard Awards will be broadcast live from the Lyric Opera House in Chicago. This evening's ceremony honors food and beverage professionals in the restaurant and chef categories (2016 finalists); the Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards were announced last week. Show More Summary

James Beard Awards 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

The James Beard Awards, considered the highest honor among restaurant and culinary professionals, will be handed out on Monday during a ceremony in the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Here now, a look at who Eater's local and national editors...Show More Summary

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