Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2017 Season Continues on WRTI

Jun 23, 2017

If you’re drawn to vocal acrobatics, the fifth broadcast from Lyric Opera of Chicago's radio series—Vincenzo Bellini's NORMA—will thrill and astonish you. You'll hear it this Saturday, June 24th at 1 pm!

The absolute pinnacle for any prima donna with the technical prowess, sumptuous voice, and dramatic fire to master its perilous challenges, Norma stands as a crowning jewel of the bel canto repertoire.

This timeless story of love betrayed runs the gamut of emotions from loyalty and passion to jealousy, revenge, and redemption. You’ll hear melodies ranging from the stunningly serene “Casta diva” to the frenzy of vocal fireworks that pour forth as Norma’s rage overflows. Don’t miss world-acclaimed soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in this dazzling masterwork! More information here.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago radio broadcasts continue on WRTI every Saturday at 1 pm until July 22nd. 

See the full schedule for Opera on WRTI here.

Lyric Opera of Chicago, under the leadership of Music Director Sir Andrew Davis, and Creative Consultant Renée Fleming, is dedicated to producing and performing consistently thrilling, entertaining, and thought-provoking opera with a balanced repertoire of core classics, lesser-known masterpieces, and new works; to creating an innovative and wide-ranging program of community engagement and educational activities; and to developing exceptional emerging operatic talent.