First Sundays at 7:00 pm
Members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s professional artist-development program perform duo and trio recitals.
The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center was established in 1974 as the professional artist-development program for Lyric Opera of Chicago. Singers from all over the world compete for a place in this program, which offers vocal coaching, coaching in languages, performance experience, and a supportive environment to learn numerous operatic roles. Since its inception, the Ryan Opera Center has been recognized as one of the premier programs of its kind in the world. The radio series features members in duo and trio recitals throughout the opera season. To find out more about the Ryan Opera Center visit: https://www.lyricopera.org/ryanoperacenter
Soprano Emily Pogorelc
Soprano, Emily Pogorelc is featured in this recital with guest pianist Christopher Reynolds. She will be variety of works from the 19th and 20th century including Schubert, Boulanger, Grieg, Sibelius and Rachmaninoff.
Duo Recital: Kathleen Felty and Anthony Reed
This edition of the Ryan Opera Center Recital Series features two new members of the ensemble, mezzo-soprano Kathleen Felty and bass Anthony Reed. They will be singing 19th centrty works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, and Rossini as well as 20th century works by Reynaldo Hahn, Paul Bowles, and Cole Porter.