Production reviews (2)

17 Oct 2020 - 1 Apr 2023
Twilight: Gods
Götterdämmerung (reduction), Wagner,RichardOpera: NA
Lyric Opera of Chicago Michigan Opera Theatre Lyric Opera of Chicago Michigan Opera Theatre  | Performances (8)
21 October 2020www.nytimes.comJoshua Barone
Think Outside the Opera House, and Inside the Parking Garage
[The premiere of Twilight: Gods] "...radiated an inventiveness that, even in a normal year, would have made it one of the most inspired American opera productions of the season."
27 April 2021chicago.suntimes.comKyle MacMillan
Lyric Opera’s ‘Twilight: Gods’ delivers a sensational drive-through Wagner — in an underground garage
While nothing will ever supplant the power of traditional opera performed on a stage and the fusion of colliding elements in “Twilight: Gods” can be unwieldy at times, this inventive mix of old and new is eye-opening, transporting and just plain cool. At the same time, Lyric Opera’s first in-person production since COVID-19 protocols were imposed more than a year ago is an incredibl...