The Mikado photo by Cory Weaver for Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre
The Lyric Opera production of The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan opens at the Kauffman Center on Saturday and this past Sunday The Kansas City Star featured a preview article about the new production. If you missed the article, click the headline below to learn more about this hilarious operetta.
Patrick Neas for The Kansas City Star
Lyric Opera launches the wacky, absurd ‘Mikado’
For more information about the Lyric Opera production of The Mikado, click here.
Posted in 2012-2013 Season, Interviews, Media Coverage, The Mikado
Tagged Gilbert and Sullivan, Kauffman Center, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Patrick Neas, The Kansas City Star, The Mikado
Madama Butterfly and the 2012-13 season open on Saturday and over the past week there have been all sorts of media and blog coverage about the Company’s production of Puccini’s classic. Click on the headlines below to read the various articles or posts and don’t forget to check the Lyric Opera Blog tomorrow for a special video interview with Elizabeth Caballaro, who will be making her role debut as Cio-Cio-San.
Paul Horsley in The Independent
Lyric Opera Opens Second Kauffman Center Season
Robert Trussell in The Kansas City Star
Madama Butterfly soprano came to the US from Cuba as a child
Patrick Neas in The Kansas City Star
Classical Beat: Madama Butterfly
Crew Mantle at commandopera.com
The Dinyar Vania Interview
Madama Butterfly in Kansas City
To learn more about the Lyric Opera production of Madama Butterfly, click here.
Posted in 2012-2013 Season, Interviews, Madama Butterfly, Media Coverage
Tagged COMMANDOpera.com, Giacomo Puccini, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Madama Butterfly, Patrick Neas, Paul Horsley, Robert Trussell, The Independent, The Kansas City Star
The Company’s production of The Barber of Seville opens this Saturday, which means there has been some press previewing and discussing the production. Read the different news articles for The Barber of Seville below:
The Classical Beat with Patrick Neas in The Kansas City Star
‘Barber’ is the height of light, loony opera
Paul Horsley with The Independent
SHAVE AND A BIG LAUGH: Lyric closes season with classic Rossini opera
(you may need to scroll down to find the article)
The Barber of Seville press release
(this post will be updated as more articles become available)
Photographer: Karen Almond
In case you didn’t notice, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City was featured in a couple of year-end “Best Of” lists. We are honored and exited that the Lyric Opera is seen as a great example of the arts in Kansas City. With the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opening in September of THIS YEAR, the continued work on our Opera Center complex, and continued support from our patrons, we know that we can do even better in 2011.
Read what was said about the Lyric Opera:
Paul Horsley picked as his Big Twelve of 2010.
The Kansas City Star:
Patrick Neas recognized as the year’s high notes.
Posted in 2009-2010 Season, 2010-2011 Season, Carmen, Misc Opera, Norma
Tagged Carmen, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Norma, Patrick Neas, Paul Horsley, Richard Paul Fink, Rigoletto, The Independent, The Kansas City Star