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I Puritani Opera

Of all opera composers, none glorified the human voice more than Bellini. His final opera was I Puritani, in which a soprano, tenor, baritone, and bass can truly revel in some of the most thrilling vocal music ever written.

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Turandot — Lyric Opera

Turandot, Puccini’s final opera and one of the biggest blockbusters in the repertoire, transports us to a fantasy of ancient China. There the regal, forbidding Princess Turandot poses three riddles to each prince who wishes to win her — but anyone who fails to answer correctly is executed. Prince Calaf does answer correctly, and he declares that he’s willing to die if Turandot finds out his name by dawn. The plot unfolds to music of extraordinary brilliance, including “Nessun dorma,” the most popular of all Italian tenor arias!

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The Pearl Fishers — Lyric Opera

For sheer transcendent beauty, Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers has few rivals in the entire repertoire. The opera’s famed duet for tenor and baritone is a soaring melody that has turned countless opera newcomers into ecstatic fans. Bizet (who composed this work 12 years before Carmen) transports us to Ceylon, where two devoted friends find themselves in love with the same woman, an entrancingly beautiful priestess, Leïla.

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky In Recital

Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the most thrilling singers of our time. His dark baritone and commanding stage presence always mesmerizes and captivates his audience. Hvorostovsky returns to Lyric Opera with a program that features music from his homeland (Russia) by Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Strauss.

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THE PASSENGER by Mieczyslaw Weinberg

THE PASSENGER by Mieczyslaw Weinberg

Aboard an ocean liner in the early 1960s, a West German diplomat, Walter, and his wife Liese are bound for a new posting in Brazil. But unbeknownst to her husband, Liese served as an SS officer in Auschwitz. Haunted by her past, she is stunned when she thinks she recognizes a fellow passenger; is it really Marta, her former prisoner?

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