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REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

The final production of our sixth season was the one of the most performed opera's of all time, "La Traviata " which was premiered in New London at The Garde Arts Center on Apr. 26 and repeated on May 1 at Middletown High School, May 3 at Trinity-on-Main Performance Center in New Britain and finally on Sat. May 9. "CLO Hits Its Stride With 'La Traviata'" was the headline of the The New London Day's review.

  • For The New London Day's review by Milton Moore, click here.

The first production of our sixth season was the CT Russian language premiere of Tchaikovsky's masterwork, "Eugene Onegin" which was premiered in New London at The Garde Arts Center and repeated on Nov. 28 and Dec. 7, 2008 at Trinity-on-Main Performaing Arts Center in New Britain. "With 'Onegin,' Conn. Lyric Opera Proves Itself A Musical Force" was the headline of the The New London Day's review.

  • For The New London Day's review by Milton Moore, click here.

The first production of our fourth season, "Le Nozze Di Figaro" which was premiered in New London on Nov. 19, 2006, and repeated on Nov. 27 and Dec. 3. Universally acknoledged as our finest work to date, The New London Day's headline summed it up well: "CLO does Justice to Mozart with a Stellar Figaro."

  • For The New London Day's review by Milton Moore, click here.

The final production of our Inaugural Season was Rossini's comic masterpiece, "Il Barbiere di Siviglia," which was perfomed in New London at First Congregational Church during Sailfest weekend on July 9 and 11, 2004. This time set with elaborate backdrops and even tighter action, this production was hailed as a triumph by both the press and those in attendance.

  • For The New London Day's review by Milton Moore, click here.

Our premier production, the immortal "Carmen" by Bizet, was performed on April 30, 2004 in New London at First Congregational Church and again May 2 in New Britain at Trinity-on-Main Performing Arts Center. This production was extremely weel received by both audiences and started the company off on a great note.

  • For The New London Day's review by Lee Howard, click here.


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OPERA FACT

2007/2008 10 Most Performed American Operas:

1. Susannah
2. Porgy and Bess
3. Vanessa
4. Ghosts of Versailles
5. The Medium
6. The Consul
7. Ballad of Baby Doe
8. Antony and Cleopatra
9. Of Mice and Men
10. Cold Sassy Tree

Source: Opera America


 


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