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The Day Review – Madama Butterfly flies on the wings of Svedaite’s title role

May 17, 2014 No Comments

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published: 5/17/2014 New London — Of the Big Three Puccini operas — “Tosca,” “La Boheme” and “Madama Butterfly” — “Butterfly” is the most perilous and the least performed, despite its wonderful score. The reason is simple: Few operas rely more heavily on a single performer. But Friday evening at the Garde […]

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MAY 9, 10, 16, 23, 30 – Puccini: Madama Butterfly

MAY 9, 10, 16, 23, 30 – Puccini: Madama Butterfly

March 29, 2014 No Comments

Fully staged opera production with the CT Virtuosi Orchestra East and West collide with tragic results in Puccini’s opera about a trusting Japanese bride and the callous American naval officer who weds and abandons her. Highlights including Butterfly’s aria “Un bel dì,” the Flower Duet, and the famous Humming Chorus emerge from a sumptuous score […]

The Day Review – Flying Dutchman CLO’s “most fully realized, fully satisfying production yet”

The Day Review – Flying Dutchman CLO’s “most fully realized, fully satisfying production yet”

November 25, 2013 No Comments

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published: 11/25/2013 New London – The Connecticut Lyric Opera gave New London its first taste of a fully staged Richard Wagner opera Saturday night – and it was delicious. On this bicentennial of Wagner’s birth, the CLO opened its 11th season here with a performance of “Der Fliegende Holländer” (“The […]

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

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

August 19, 2013 No Comments

Special to Town Times by Larry Kellum On August 17th, the pink, late-summer skies over Middlebury, Ct were aglow with a “Midsummer Night’s Dream” of a concert featuring the CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, in conjunction with the 2 year old CT Summer Opera Foundation, who all collaborated to bring celebrated Metropolitan […]

CLO announces 2014-2015 season of operas

Connecticut Lyric Opera is pleased to announce its 12th annual season, featuring three full productions presented at five cities...

The Day Review – Madama Butterfly flies on the wings of Svedaite’s title role

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published: 5/17/2014 New London — Of the Big Three Puccini operas — “Tosca,” “La Boheme”...

MAY 9, 10, 16, 23, 30 – Puccini: Madama Butterfly

Fully staged opera production with the CT Virtuosi Orchestra East and West collide with tragic results in Puccini’s opera...

The Day Review – Flying Dutchman CLO’s “most fully realized, fully satisfying production yet”

By Milton Moore Publication: The Day Published: 11/25/2013 New London – The Connecticut Lyric Opera gave New London its first...

Jan. 25, 26 Feb.2 / 2014 Ullmann: Der Kaiser von Atlantis (The Emperor of Atlantis)

Fully staged opera production with the CT Virtuosi Orchestra Performances: Saturday, Jan 25, 7:30 / Trinity-On-Main Arts Center /...