60th Anniversary Season, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Oct
27
to Mar 15

60th Anniversary Season, Lyric Opera of Chicago

McGlaun is currently performing in the 60th Anniversary Season of The Lyric Opera of Chicago. He will perform in various shows in the 2014/2015 season at The Lyric Opera of Chicago, in Chicago, IL.  For more information, see below:

Performance: Chorus

Shows:

II Trovatore, October 27 - November 29, 2014
Porgy & Bess, November 17 - December 20, 2014
Tosca, January 24 - March 14, 2015
Tannhäuser, February 9 - March 6, 2015
The Passenger, February 24 - March 15, 2015


 


 

 

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Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park
Sep
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park

Performance: Chorus

It’s spectacular, it’s thrilling, and it’s free!

Lyric Opera kicks off the 60th Anniversary Season with a fun, outdoor, family-friendly event - and you're invited! Bring your friends and your picnic basket and relax under the stars as many of Lyric Opera's most acclaimed voices provide you with a sampling of scenes from your most beloved operas. With the renowned Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus performing an array of showpieces, Sir Andrew Davis conducts this annual iconic evening featuring stars from the 2014-15 Diamond Anniversary Season.

Get a taste of next season with highlights including the overture from Tannhäuser performed by the Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Act One finale of Tosca featuring Mark Delavan and John Irvin, and the final scene of Don Giovanni with Mariusz Kwiecień, Marina Rebeka, Ana María Martínez, Antonio Poli, and Andrea Silvestrelli, and more! Also included are selections from MacbethRigoletto, and Iris.

Plus, enjoy a pre-concert performance from 6:45pm - 7:10pm given by members of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.

Don't miss a single word of this year's concert! For the first time ever, you'll be able to follow along with line-by-line translations in real time by visiting lyricoperalive.org on your mobile device or online during the performance. (Link will be live on September 6.)

 

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Show Boat
Jun
1
to Jul 2

Show Boat

  • War Memorial Opera House (map)
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Music By Jerome Kern - Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber

To be presented as a San Francisco Opera premiere at War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, CA.

A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a powerful reminder of the bitter legacy of racism.

 

Performance: Young Man

DETAILED SCHEDULE AND TICKETING

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Tawawa House
May
2
to May 4

Tawawa House

  • Gallo Center for the Arts (map)
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To be presented in collaboration with Sankofa Theater Company, Townsend Opera is presenting the world premiere of this uniquely American opera at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, CA.

Tawawa House, an opera by African-American composer Zenobia Powell Perry, tells the story of a real hotel and resort in Xenia Springs, OH that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad, later becoming one of the first African-American colleges in the country.  The opera offers a glimpse into the lives of people who lived and worked at Tawawa House after gaining their freedom, and the people who helped them protect their freedom as the country braced for Civil War.

Performance: Eddie

DETAILED SCHEDULE AND TICKETING

Two Shows:

5/2 - 7:30PM

5/4 - 2:00PM

 

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Impresario Now
Mar
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Impresario Now

Music by Wolfgang Amadeuz Mozart
Original Libretto by Gottlieb Stephanie

2013 script adapted from the original The Impresario (Der Schauspieldirektor)
by David Richmond and Wendy Tauchner with Nicole Aiossa

To be performed on March 13th, 7PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York, NY 

Performance: Vincenzo Birdwhistle

 

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Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom
Feb
21
to Mar 1

Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line To Freedom

Music and libretto by Nkeiru Okoye

To be presented as part of the Irondale Ensemble Project's and America Opera Project's Lines of Freedom Festival this February and March at Irondale Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom is a two-act theatrical work that tells of how a young girl born in slavery, becomes Harriet Tubman, the legendary Underground Railroad Conductor. Based on recent Tubman biographies, the story is narrated and told in the context of Tubman's tight-knit family of lively characters. Harriet Tubman carries the universal themes of sisterhood, courage, sacrifice and doing what is necessary to keep a family together. Moreover, it is a heartwarming tale of two sisters vowing that nothing but death will separate them, despite the slavery threatening to tear them apart. 

Four Shows:

2/21 - 7:30PM

2/22 - 3:00PM

2/27 - 7:30PM

3/1 - 7:30PM

Performance: Robert Ross

DETAILED SCHEDULE AND TICKETING

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Learning Arts: Lake Pleasant School District
Jan
3
9:00am 9:00am

Learning Arts: Lake Pleasant School District

An all-day interactive musical workshop and concert through The Learning Arts, a sector of Associated Solo Artists, Inc., a non-profit company providing arts-based interdisciplinary programs, for students in K2-5 grade(s) in the Lake Pleasant School District in Speculator, NY.

Performance: Performing Arts Tenor Soloist

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The Messiah, Handel
Dec
15
5:00pm 5:00pm

The Messiah, Handel

  • First Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. (map)
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First Baptist Church of Washington, DC - Washington, DC

Performance: Tenor Soloist

Repertoire:

Comfort ye my people, recit.
Every valley shall be exalted, 
aria
He that dwelleth in heavenrecit.
Thou shalt break them, aria

 

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Ellington at Christmas : Nutcracker Suite
Dec
7
3:00pm 3:00pm

Ellington at Christmas : Nutcracker Suite

Apollo Theater - New York City, NY

Two Shows:

12/7 - 3PM, 8PM

DETAILED SCHEDULE AND TICKETING

Performance: Chorus

Musical Direction: 
David Berger

Featuring: 
Savion Glover, Keith David, Lizz Wright, Priscilla Baskerville, David Berger Jazz Orchestra, Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir, and Dance Theatre of Harlem Dance Students

For a twist on a seasonal classic and true holiday joy, nothing beats Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. Ellington and Billy Strayhorn infused the legendary Tchaikovsky score with swinging brass, colorful solos and jumpin’ jazz melodies. The second half of the program, Ellington’s wonderful Sacred Music, is serious and swinging, reverent and hip. Rarely performed live in New York, this Apollo exclusive, narrated by Keith David, features a 16-piece orchestra, the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir, the soaring voices of Lizz Wright and Priscilla Baskerville, and tap master Savion Glover.

 

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