July 01, 2020
Feeling like cabin-fever season is never going to end? We've all been cooped for what seems like forever, so let's vacation vicariously through photos of some of escape-destination operas. We feel better already!
COSÌ FAN TUTTE: Naples, Italy
A seaside break in Naples might be just the thing to help you shake your winter blues. Check out the charming cast of Così fan tutte causing mayhem as some of Mozart’s most memorable mixed-up lovers.
LA TRAVIATA: Paris, France
Ah, the city of lights, and night life! Why not party in Paris with Violetta, Verdi’s vibrant courtesan? Raise a glass—or a bottle—of bubbly along with your fellow partygoers for the classic “Brindisi.”
THE PEARL FISHERS: Coastal Sri Lanka
Palm trees, beautiful music, and a love triangle? Add some drama to your trip when you visit Bizet’s troubled tropical paradise. Relax among the palms and enjoy the famous duet “Au fond du temple saint” (“At the back of the holy temple”).
DON GIOVANNI: Seville, Spain
Finally, a chance to break out your old Mardi Gras mask! Join the cast of Don Giovanni in Seville for a holiday filled with wine and song, and a dash of divine retribution!
SOLE E AMORE: Italy
Finally, traverse Italy with Sole e Amore, our casual concert full of beautiful lesser-known musical gems that will transport you to a sun-drenched Italian villa. This program is curated and hosted by Lyric Music Director Designate Enrique Mazzola and presented by The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. Listen to songs by Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, and Mascagni in the delightful full concert here!