Entire 2015-2016 Lyric Opera season being rebroadcast on NPR stations

14 May 2016

Missed any of the exciting productions from the 2015/16 season at Lyric Opera of Chicago? Tune in on your local NPR station or stream online at wfmt.com to hear these performances in their entirety. Each performance from the Civic Opera House in Chicago is hosted by Roger Pines and Peter Van de Graaff and will be presented every Saturday from May 14 through July 9, including a bonus broadcast from 2014's production of Rusalka. For complete broadcast schedule and links, read below.

The following is from a Lyric Opera of Chicago press release.

Beginning on Saturday, May 14, and continuing every Saturday through July 9, The Lyric Opera Broadcasts of the 2015/16 Lyric Opera of Chicago season will be rebroadcast nationally and internationally by The WFMT Radio Network and heard locally on 98.7WFMT. They may also be streamed on WFMT.com. Lyric Opera of Chicago’s dramaturg Roger Pines and WFMT’s Peter Van de Graaff host the opening-night broadcasts of the 2015/16 season.

Below is the broadcast schedule.

May 14 Le nozze di Figaro Mozart, W. A.
May 21 Bel Canto López, Jimmy
May 28 La Cenerentola Rossini, Gioachino
June 4 Wozzeck Berg, Alban
June 11 The Merry Widow Lehár, Franz
June 18 Nabucco Verdi, Giuseppe
June 25 Der Rosenkavalier Strauss, Richard
July 2 Romeo et Juliette Gounod, Charles
July 9 Rusalka (2014) Dvorák, Antonín
Lyric Opera of Chicago


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