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Idomeneo / Chicago

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Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 - Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Doors 07:00 PM / Show 07:30 PM
This event is All ages 
Lyric Opera of Chicago20 N Upper Wacker DrChicago, IL 
(312) 827-5600 
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NEW-TO-CHICAGO PRODUCTION
IDOMENEO
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sung in Italian with projected English translations


ONE OF MOZART’S NOBLEST CHARACTERS, KING IDOMENEO OF CRETE IS ALSO THE MOST LOVING OF OPERATIC FATHERS.

Shipwrecked, he gets safely to shore only after promising Neptune to sacrifice the first person he sees—but it’s his son, Idamante. As Idomeneo agonizes over the catastrophe facing him, Idamante woos one
princess, the lovely Ilia, and is madly pursued by another, the jealous Elettra. Through all their sorrows and joys, the constant is Mozart’s heavenly music—ravishing in its beauty, stirring in its eloquence, and reaching deeply into the soul of every character.

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THE NEGAUNEE
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Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 50 minutes with 2 intermissions

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