Opera

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME……………

Special to Town Times by LARRY KELLUM On Friday, May 3, the CT Lyric Opera closed its all-too-short 10th anniversary season with a well sung production of Mozart’s classic “Don Giovanni”, which will make its way to Middletown High School’s

SO MANY WOMEN, SO LITTLE TIME……………

Special to Town Times by LARRY KELLUM On Friday, May 3, the CT Lyric Opera closed its all-too-short 10th anniversary season with a well sung production of Mozart’s classic “Don Giovanni”, which will make its way to Middletown High School’s

VERDI REQUIEM in Review

Giuseppe Verdi’s colossal, monumental “Requiem Mass”, composed in 1874 as a tribute to the great Italian poet/novelist Manzoni, was the oratorio chosen by the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the CT Lyric Opera to celebrate several anniversaries on March 23

VERDI REQUIEM in Review

Giuseppe Verdi’s colossal, monumental “Requiem Mass”, composed in 1874 as a tribute to the great Italian poet/novelist Manzoni, was the oratorio chosen by the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the CT Lyric Opera to celebrate several anniversaries on March 23

Women from Seville

- – Carmen, Micaela, Frasquita and Mercedes — will sing and/or dance at four venues throughout Connecticut in October when the CT Lyric Opera opens its 10th anniversary season on October 14th with Bizet’s ever popular “Carmen”. The great French

Women from Seville

- – Carmen, Micaela, Frasquita and Mercedes — will sing and/or dance at four venues throughout Connecticut in October when the CT Lyric Opera opens its 10th anniversary season on October 14th with Bizet’s ever popular “Carmen”. The great French

CT Lyric Opera and CT Virtuosi presents Carmen

BIZET – CARMEN Jealousy, revenge and murder in 19th-century Spain. Carmen, one of the most popular operas of all time. The beautiful but defiant gypsy, Carmen, captures the love of two men. One, Don Jose, is a corporal on duty in

CT Lyric Opera and CT Virtuosi presents Carmen

BIZET – CARMEN Jealousy, revenge and murder in 19th-century Spain. Carmen, one of the most popular operas of all time. The beautiful but defiant gypsy, Carmen, captures the love of two men. One, Don Jose, is a corporal on duty in

REVIEW: A dramatic triumph for CLO’s ‘Otello’…

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published 05/08/2012 Nowhere in Italian opera does the music serve the drama quite as it does in Verdi’s “Otello.” Through-composed like a Wagner epic, stripped of the set-piece arias and duets that end with

REVIEW: A dramatic triumph for CLO’s ‘Otello’…

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published 05/08/2012 Nowhere in Italian opera does the music serve the drama quite as it does in Verdi’s “Otello.” Through-composed like a Wagner epic, stripped of the set-piece arias and duets that end with

Fun Otello Facts

Everyone loves trivia, especially during performance intermissions. We at ctclassicalmagazine, the CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Orchestra would like to enhance your opera-going experience by sharing some Otello trivia that you can share with other audience members when

Fun Otello Facts

Everyone loves trivia, especially during performance intermissions. We at ctclassicalmagazine, the CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Orchestra would like to enhance your opera-going experience by sharing some Otello trivia that you can share with other audience members when

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE

From May 4-19, the Connecticut Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will be presenting a thrilling production of Verdi’s “OTELLO” which will premiere on the 4th at New Britain’s Trinity-on-Main and proceed to New London’s Garde the 6th,

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE

From May 4-19, the Connecticut Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will be presenting a thrilling production of Verdi’s “OTELLO” which will premiere on the 4th at New Britain’s Trinity-on-Main and proceed to New London’s Garde the 6th,

TREACHEROUS VILLAIN – Interview with baritone Gary Simpson

Giuseppe Verdi’s affinity towards baritones was so strong that he momentarily considered naming his opera “Iago” instead of “OTELLO”. Furthermore, he and his librettist Boito were both men of the theater, as was, of course, Shakespeare himself, and despite the

TREACHEROUS VILLAIN – Interview with baritone Gary Simpson

Giuseppe Verdi’s affinity towards baritones was so strong that he momentarily considered naming his opera “Iago” instead of “OTELLO”. Furthermore, he and his librettist Boito were both men of the theater, as was, of course, Shakespeare himself, and despite the

ESULTATE!! Interview with John Tsotsoros

CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Orchestra will have plenty to “exult” over when they rise to the glorious challenge of Verdi’s monumental “OTELLO”, which will close the company’s ninth season of presenting exciting opera throughout the state. This

ESULTATE!! Interview with John Tsotsoros

CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Orchestra will have plenty to “exult” over when they rise to the glorious challenge of Verdi’s monumental “OTELLO”, which will close the company’s ninth season of presenting exciting opera throughout the state. This

Shakespeare in Opera & Symphony

“Invitation to readers from Larry Kellum” Dear Readers, We at CTClassicalmagazine cordially invite you to participate in a “trivia” music quiz! Have some fun, google some research, and send in your responses! Answers will be published next issue…….. Here is

Shakespeare in Opera & Symphony

“Invitation to readers from Larry Kellum” Dear Readers, We at CTClassicalmagazine cordially invite you to participate in a “trivia” music quiz! Have some fun, google some research, and send in your responses! Answers will be published next issue…….. Here is