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The Sunday Opera: Mozart's "The Magic Flute" from the Lyric Opera of Chicago
Performances from the Lyric Opera of Chicago continue this Sunday (6/25 - 3:00 pm) with Mozart's perennial favorite battle of Good vs. Evil, "The Magic Flute." The cast from Chicago includes Christiane Karg as Pamina, Matthew Polenzani as Tamino, Adam Plachetka as Papageno, and Kathryn Lewek as The Queen of the Night. Also appearing are Christof Fischesser as Sarastro, Diana Newman as Papagena, and David Govertsen as the Speaker. Rory MacDonald will conduct the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus. After the opera, join Michael Kownacky for an hour of magic from the pen of Gustav Mahler and his Symphony No. 4 featuring soprano Judith Blegen and James Levine leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.