Lyric’s 2017/18 opening night performances will be broadcast nationally & internationally by The WFMT Radio Network June 6 - July 25, 2020
CHICAGO (6/5/2020) – Beginning on Saturday, June 6, and continuing every Saturday through July 25, broadcasts of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s opening night performances from the 2017/18 Season will be heard locally on WFMT 98.7FM, online at wfmt.com/listen, and on radio stations across the country via The WFMT Radio Network. Lyric’s dramaturg Roger Pines and WFMT’s Lisa Flynn host.
Local broadcasts on WFMT of the following opera performances begin at 12:00 noon/CDT on Saturdays:
June 6: Così fan tutte/Mozart (sung in Italian)
June 13: Turandot/Puccini (sung in Italian)
June 20: Rigoletto/Verdi (sung in Italian)
June 27: The Pearl Fishers/Bizet (sung in French)
July 4: Die Walküre/Wagner (sung in German)
July 11: Faust/Gounod (sung in French)
July 18: Orphée et Eurydice/Gluck (sung in French)
July 25: I puritani/Bellini (sung in Italian)
Broadcast times and dates outside the Chicago area may vary; please check local listings.
Daniel Goldberg is the producer for The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts.
David Polk was the executive producer for this series.
George Preston is general manager of WFMT.