May 21, 2021
Lyric Family Favorites: May 21
It’s an incredible feeling to once again have a season of live performances at the Lyric Opera House to look forward to starting this fall, and the 2021/22 Season promises to be one of the most exciting to date. Earlier this week, General Director, President & CEO Anthony Freud joined Maestro Enrique Mazzola, who begins his tenure as music director in the 2021/22 Season, in an enlightening conversation about the exciting productions coming up, starting with Macbeth this fall. If you missed the live event, you can watch the conversation on demand. The full season details are now available to explore on our website and subscriptions are on sale now. Take a moment to see what’s in store.
Plus, register now for a conversation with Lyric Special Projects Advisor Renée Fleming, Lyric Board Chair Sylvia Neil, and Chairman of the Metropolitan Opera Board Ann Ziff; learn more about Sondra Radvanovsky, who is starring as Lady Macbeth this September; and listen to a full recording of Lyric’s 2018 production of I puritani.
Join Lyric Special Projects Advisor Renée Fleming and Chairman of the Metropolitan Opera Board Ann Ziff as they discuss women, power and opera in Lyric’s new series, Inside Opera, hosted by Sylvia Neil, the first woman to chair the Lyric Board. Register today for this exclusive virtual conversation for Lyric subscribers and donors.
Spotlight on Sondra Radvanovsky
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is one of the most internationally sought after voices in opera. She has performed at Lyric numerous times including her most recent appearance as Lisa in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades in 2020. She will star as Lady Macbeth this September.
Listen to I puritani
Bellini’s compositions glorify the human voice like none other, and require a spectacular cast. We hope you’ll enjoy this Lyric recording starring Albina Shagimuratova, Lawrence Brownlee, Anthony Clark Evans, and Adrian Sâmpetrean.
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