May 04, 2021
Lyric Music & More: May 4
In Carmen, French composer Georges Bizet created some of the most recognizable melodies in classical music. The “Habanera” in particular has been used throughout popular culture in movies, cartoons, TV commercials, and more. In this excerpt, the title-role character, on a break from her job at the cigarette factory, is surrounded by adoring men whom she teases flirtatiously.
Plus, check out behind-the-scenes photos from the sold-out production Twilight: Gods, watch the full Rising Stars in Concert on demand, see why Sir Andrew Davis and The Marriage of Figaro are a perfect match, and catch the final installment of The Sonata Sessions.
Valhalla in photos: a journey through Twilight: Gods
Sir Andrew Davis and The Marriage of Figaro: A Perfect Match
Sir Andrew Davis has a long history with Mozart and especially the delightful The Marriage of Figaro. As we look forward to premiering Sir Andrew’s final concert as Lyric’s music director on May 16, we take a look back at some of the exceptional productions of Figaro over the years.
The Sonata Sessions: Episode 6
There's nothing better than live music. It's raw energy, and raw energy feeds the soul.”