Opera Box Score

America's talk radio show about opera. Period. Mondays at 9 pm (CT). Live on WNUR 89.3 FM Chicago and WNUR.ORG/POPUP.

Tonight, it’s a triple header from Lyric Opera of Chicago.  Composer Gregory Spears joins us live via phone.  With librettist Greg Pierce, he created the opera ‘Fellow Travellers’ which opens this Saturday at Lyric Unlimited right here in Chicago.  Find out why the two Gregs were drawn to the story of forbidden love in McCarthy-era 1950s Washington, DC...

And then, Oliver goes ‘Inside the Huddle’ with tenor Andrew Stenson who’s singing the role of Ferrando in Lyric’s production of Mozart’s “Così fan tutte”...

Plus, Oliver and Matt play ‘Monday Evening Quarterback’ and review Lyric’s recent production of Gounod’s “Faust” as well as the Met in HD presentation of Rossini’s “Semiramide”...

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