In honour of Chicago's Lyric opera, world-famous photographer Victor Skrebeneski has 'composed' a stunning book containing breathtaking portraits of many of the greatest opera singers of all time The Lyric Opera of Chicago has become known as one of the brightest stars of the opera world, as a company that presents standard repertory as well as more avantgarde works with flair and imagination. To celebrate this success Victor Skrebeneski chronicles in eye-catching photographs the productions the Lyric has produced since 1980 - Macbeth, Aida, Romeo and Juliet, Philip Glass's Satygraha, Salome, McTeague, and many more, He also captures the performers who have brought life to them - James Morris, Marilyn Horne, Frederica von Stade, Placido Domingo, June Anderson, and others. The book acknowledges the host of conductors, designers, and directors who have created the Lyric's most spellbinding productions, and contains a complete cast listing for 1980 through 1994-95. In illuminating essays, "Chicago Tribune" music critic John von Rhein gives the history of the Lyric Opera, critic John von Rhein gives the history of the Lyric Opera and Andrew Porter discusses scenic design in opera.
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st December 1994
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 33.8 x 24.9 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.42