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Women Who Dreamed

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Librettist Kelley Rourke, on the women and writings that inspired the new song cycle And Still We Dream, with words by Rourke and music by Laura Karpman. And Still We Dream receives its world premiere on Lyric’s Explorations series, January 18 at the Michael & Ginger Frost Production Arts Building.

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Lyric’s little bohemians

Read about some of the local children who were featured in our La bohème

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Point of View: La bohème

Photographer Don Ipock captures La bohème from the wings.
Look for BONUS shots exclusively on our Instagram feed: @kcopera

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La bohème’s chaotic creation

Conductor David Charles Abell writes about the race to bring La bohème to the stage

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La bohème – the perfect first opera?

Director Kathleen S. Belcher ponders why La bohème remains one of the world’s most popular and relatable operas.
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Point of View: The Abduction from the Seraglio

Photographer Don Ipock captures The Abduction from the Seraglio from the wings.
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Mozart’s Abduction, and Societal Changes

Director Alison Moritz shares the history of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio, and how we can enjoy this work in light of societal shifts.
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From Page to Stage

How the sets for The Abduction from the Seraglio came together.
Set Renderings by Steven C. Kemp; Photos by Karli Cadel
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Looking back at our 18-19 season

Lyric Opera’s 2018-19 season, in photos

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Family Bliss

Ben and Judy Bliss

Prairie Village native Ben Bliss stars in The Abduction from the Seraglio – alongside his mom, LOKC chorister Judy Bliss
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