12 Nov 2017

Norma, a bel canto opera by Bellini

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 12 November 2017
Russell Thomas and Sondra Radvanovsky in Bellini's Norma

Russell Thomas and Sondra Radvanovsky in Bellini's Norma Photo: Cory Weaver

Sunday 12 November at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

Chicago Lyric Opera series

BELLINI: Norma

The priestess Norma loves Pollione, leader of the occupying force suppressing her people, and has borne two children by him. But Pollione’s love has withered, and he now loves Norma’s fellow priestess Adalgisa. Meanwhile, the people urgently look to Norma to lead their rebellion.

Norma..........................Sondra Radvanovsky

Adalgisa...................... Elizabeth DeShong

Pollione....................... Russell Thomas

Oroveso....................... Andrea Silvestrelli

Chorus & Orchestra of Chicago Lyric Opera conducted by Riccardo Frizza (WFMT)

Sondra Radvanovsky and Elizabeth DeShong in Bellini's Norma

Sondra Radvanovsky and Elizabeth DeShong in Bellini's Norma Photo: Andrew Cioffi

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