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Aug. 24 & 26: DIDO & AENEAS by Purcell

Aug. 24 & 26: DIDO & AENEAS by Purcell

August 22, 2017 No Comments

One of the most favorite baroque English operas will be presented with staging, costumes, and VMI Festival Orchestra. The story is based on Book IV of Virgil’s Aeneid. It recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her. Thursday, August 24, 7pm Tunxis Community […]

RIGOLETTO by G. Verdi<br />Apr. 22, 24, May 1, 14

RIGOLETTO by G. Verdi
Apr. 22, 24, May 1, 14

March 23, 2016 No Comments

  Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto is a spectacular fast-paced story of seduction, love, ridicule and tragic death, with powerful music, that has often been cited as Verdi’s best! Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra present a fully staged production with full orchestra conducted by maestro Adrian Sylveen. In Italian with projected English supertitles. […]

Amanda Kohl, lyric soprano

Amanda Kohl, lyric soprano

October 24, 2015 No Comments

Amanda Kohl, lyric soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music and a Master’s of Music degree from Indiana University. As a graduate student Ms. Kohl studied with soprano Carol Vaness and performed Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, also singing the role of Diana under […]

Claudio Giovani, tenor

Claudio Giovani, tenor

October 21, 2015 No Comments

Bio coming soon…

CLO announces 2015-2016 season of operas!

CLO announces 2015-2016 season of operas!

August 2, 2015 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera is pleased to announce a 13th season of operas! The 2015-2016 season will include productions of Il Nozze di Figaro, Faust, and Rigoletto at venues throughout Connecticut. Mark your calendars now! More information, including ticketing, will be coming soon.    Performance Schedule Il Nozze di Figaro by W.A. Mozart 7:30 pm, Fri., November 6 – Trinity-On-Main Arts Center, New […]

Abigail Fischer – mezzo

Abigail Fischer – mezzo

January 30, 2013 No Comments

Equally expert at music from the Baroque era to contemporary work, mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer has performed with ensembles from the LA Philharmonic to the Boston Pops, performing works from Handel and Rossini to world premieres of John Zorn, Nico Muhly, Missy Mazzoli, Bernard Rands, Elliot Carter, and the Bang on a Can artists. Ms. Fischer […]

CLO’s Upcoming Performances

CLO’s Upcoming Performances

January 1, 2013 No Comments

CLO will continue its 10th Anniversary Season with: ÁSTOR PIAZZOLLA – MARÍA DE BUENOS AIRES Feb. 22 New Britain Feb. 23 Middletown Feb. 24, March 2 Mystic March 8 Waterbury VERDI – REQUIEM 200th Anniversary of Verdi’s Birth Mar. 23 New Britain Mar. 24 New London ANNUAL CONCERT WITH THE NEW BRITAIN CHORALE & THE […]

Tales of Hoffmann

Tales of Hoffmann

October 12, 2011 No Comments

Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach Fri. Nov. 4 8pm: Trinity-On-Main – New Britain – tickets >> Sun. Nov. 6 3pm: MHS Arts Center – Middletown – tickets >> Sun. Nov. 13 5pm: Garde Garde – New London – tickets >> Sat. Nov. 19 8pm: Waterbury Palace – Waterbury  – tickets >> […]

CLO’s 2011-2012 Season

CLO’s 2011-2012 Season

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Season Finale – Puccini’s Tosca

Season Finale – Puccini’s Tosca

April 2, 2011 No Comments

Connecticut Lyric Opera (CLO) is pleased to announce the final production of its 2010-2011 performance season, one of Puccini’s greatest works, Tosca. Combining sumptuous music and sensational action, Tosca has thrilled audiences worldwide for more than a century and will be performed during this production run in New Britain (May 13), New London (May 15), […]

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Aug. 24 & 26: DIDO & AENEAS by Purcell

One of the most favorite baroque English operas will be presented with staging, costumes, and VMI Festival Orchestra. The...

TOSCA – by Puccini

TOSCA an opera by Puccini fully staged and sung in Italian with English supertitles more details to be published...

CLO Tour of Florence and Tuscany

  Experience Florence, Tuscany and the birthplace of the Renaissance while visiting Greve Opera & Music Festival Connecticut Lyric...

A JESTER’S GESTURES: A Review of Rigoletto

Special to Town Times by Larry Kellum   Verdi’s dark, but ever so beloved “Rigoletto” closed the CT Lyric...

TOWERING INFERNO
An interview with Andrew Potter (Sparafucile)

by Larry Kellum   In the opera world, there is a species of singer called the “bass”….and, for some...