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||'Tosca' at Lyric Opera House on select dates through April 10
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Puccini's Tosca will run at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., on select dates through Sunday, April 10.
Performance dates are March 15, 18, 23 and 26 as well as April 3, 7 and 10.
The work brings together three of opera's most richly drawn charactersa glamorous opera singer, a revolutionary artist, and a sinister police chiefinto a potboiler of doomed love, political intrigue, and murder, all powered by some of the most gripping and passionate music ever composed for the stage.
Michelle Bradley stars in her Lyric and role debut as the impassioned heroine Tosca; Russell Thomas is her lover, Cavaradossi; and Fabian Veloz makes his Lyric debut as Tosca's evil tormentor, Scarpia. Eun Sun Kim, San Francisco Opera's heralded new music director, conducts the Lyric Opera Orchestra.
Tosca is performed in Italian with projected English titles. The running time is two hours and 50 minutes, including two intermissions.
A high-resolution video trailer is now available on Lyric's YouTube channel.
For tickets and information, call 312-827-5600 or visit LyricOpera.org/tosca.
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