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||MUSIC Lyric Opera of Chicago's 'Pagliacci' on film
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Lyric Opera of Chicago announced that registration is now open for audiences to secure a free link to screen the new, original film production of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, filmed at the Lyric Opera House.
Audiences can now secure a free, on-demand viewing of this gripping production for screenings that begin Thursday, Aug. 19.
At the center of the opera is Canio, manager and leading man of an ensemble of actors. In the theater where they're going to perform, his wifeNedda, the leading ladyfalls in love with Silvio, one of the stagehands. He begs her to run away with him after the performance that night. When Canio finds out, his jealousy leads to a tragic conclusion.
The film stars tenor Russell Thomas/Canio, soprano Ailyn Perez/Nedda, baritone Quinn Kelsey/Tonio (Ryan Opera Center alumnus), baritone Lucas Meachem/Silvio and tenor Eric Ferring/Beppe (Ryan Opera Center alumnus).
Reservations are available at LyricOpera.org/pagliacci.
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