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Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

April 1, 2013 No Comments

May 3 – New Britain Trinity-On-Main Arts Center May 10 –  New London The Garde May 11 – Middletown MHS Arts Center May 18 – Waterbury NVCC Arts Center CAST: Don Giovanni – Luke Scott Leporello – Nathan Resika Don Ottavio – Christoper Lucier Donna Anna – Jurate Svedaite Commendatore – Steven Fredericks Donna Elvira […]

Verdi Requiem

Verdi Requiem

January 15, 2013 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera is pleased to present a special performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s magnificent Messa da Requiem at the Garde Arts Center in New London on Sunday, March 24, at 4 p.m to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the most important of Italian opera composers, as well as the 10th anniversary of the company’s founding.

Maria de Buenos Aires

Maria de Buenos Aires

January 1, 2013 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera (CLO) is pleased to announce the second production of its 2012-2013 performance season – the organization’s 10th Anniversary Season – a joint production of the tango opera Maria de Buenos Aires by Ástor Piazzolla with Mystic Ballet.

CLO Announces 2012-13 Season

CLO Announces 2012-13 Season

August 25, 2012 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera is pleased to announce our 10th Anniversary – 2012-13 – Season with three full productions at venues in six cities throughout Connecticut. In honor of our very first production, Bizet’s immortal Carmen, we will begin this auspicious season by repeating this beloved opera of love and betrayal in October/November in New Britain, […]

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

May 12, 2012 No Comments

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 sturdy cadences to cue the applause, “Otello” succeeds when four key principals succeed. Sunday evening at the Garde Arts Center, the Connecticut Lyric Opera added another chapter to its increasingly storied eight-year history with an “Otello” that succeeds on all counts.

Archives, Reviews
Otello – May 4, 6, 11, 19

Otello – May 4, 6, 11, 19

April 1, 2012 No Comments

New Britain: Trinity-On-Main – Fri 5/4/2012 8 PM New London: Garde Arts Center – Sun 5/6/2012 5 PM Middletown: MHS Arts Center – Fri 5/11/2012 7:30 PM Waterbury: NVCC Fine Arts Center – Sat 5/19/2012 8 PM Artistic Director – Adrian Sylveen Stage Director – David Jaffe Otello – John Tsotsoros Jago – Garry Simpson (May 4, […]

Town Times Review: Mozart’s “School For Lovers”

March 14, 2012 No Comments

By LARRY KELLUM, Special for The Town (Middletown) Times The CT Lyric Opera presents the second production of its 2011-12 season, Mozart’s charming masterpiece “Cosi fan Tutte”, at the state-of-the-art Middletown High School Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 16 at 7:30 pm. As is always the case with this exciting company, their operas always […]

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Remembering CLO Board Member Lois Sculco

February 20, 2012 No Comments

Lois B. Sculco, 75, a longtime resident of Washington Street in Norwich died on Thursday, February 16, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late David and Sylvia (Gottfried) Green of Philadelphia, PA and the wife of the late Dr. Mario J. Sculco. Lois was well known […]

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CLO to Present Mozart’s Così fan tutte in March

February 1, 2012 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera (CLO) is pleased to announce the second production of its 2011-2012 performance season, Mozart’s spoof on love and fidelity, Così fan tutte (Women are like that). This fully staged opera featuring delightful music, outrageous disguises, and an impossibly hilarious plotline will be performed in New Britain (March 2), New London (March 11), […]

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Cosi Fan Tutte – March 2, 11, 16 & 17

Cosi Fan Tutte – March 2, 11, 16 & 17

January 28, 2012 No Comments

Mozart’s deliciously ironic look at the foibles of love – Fully Staged Opera co-production with the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra — performed in New Britain, New London, Waterbury, Middletown Trinity-On-Main – New Britain – Fri 3/2/2012 Garde – New London – Sun 3/11/2012 MHS Art Center – Middletown – 3/16/2012 Palace – Waterbury – Sat […]

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ARCHIVES Carl Tanner in Concert with CLO – Review of Aug. 17th, 2013 performance

Special to Town Times by Larry Kellum On August 17th, the pink, late-summer skies over Middlebury, Ct were aglow with...

Summer Opera at Virtuosi Summer Music Institute

Opera and Orchestra THE TELEPHONE | DIDO & AENEAS Sunday, August 25 / 2013, at 5pm Mystic Art Center,...

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

Nowhere in Italian opera does the music serve the drama quite as it does in Verdi's "Otello." Through-composed like...

Town Times Review – The Lion of Venice has Roared

By Larry Kellum Verdi’s Otello is hailed (and later mocked by the evil Iago) as the “Lion of Venice.”...

Town Times Review: Mozart’s “School For Lovers”

By LARRY KELLUM, Special for The Town (Middletown) Times The CT Lyric Opera presents the second production of its...