Lyric Opera of Chicago

The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera Broadcasts to be Rebroadcast

Press Release Letterhead
For Immediate Release:
Monday, March 22, 2010

 

The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera Broadcasts of the 2009/10 Lyric Opera of Chicago season
will be rebroadcast internationally by
The WFMT Radio Network May 15 – July 3

 

Beginning on Saturday, May 15, and continuing every Saturday through July 3, The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera Broadcasts of the 2009/10 Lyric Opera of Chicago season will be rebroadcast internationally by The WFMT Radio Network and heard locally on 98.7WFMT. The broadcasts are on the following Saturdays:

 

Faust  / Gounod                                                May 15 / 4 hours

Katya Kabanova  / Janáček                                         May 22 / 2 hrs 30 min.

The Merry Widow  / Lehár                                   May 29 / 3 hrs 25 min.

Ernani / Verdi                                                         June 5 / 3 hrs. 15 min.

The Elixir of Love / Donizetti                              June 12 / 3 hours

Tosca / Puccini                                                  June 19 / 3 hours

The Damnation of Faust / Berlioz                        June 26 / 2 hrs 30 min.

The Marriage of Figaro / Mozart                         July 3 / 4 hours

           

Chicago-area broadcasts on 98.7WFMT begin at 12:00 p.m/noon except for the May 22 broadcast of Katya Kabanova, which will begin at 1:30 p.m.. Check local listings for exact times and dates outside the Chicago area. The broadcasts can also be heard anywhere in the world on www.wfmt.com 

 

The Matthew Bucksbaum Family is the generous sponsor of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Bucksbaum Family Broadcasts through the 2011-12 season, with matching funding provided by The Crown Family and Richard P. and Susan Kiphart.

 

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