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    Formed in 1974, as an outgrowth of The Cleveland Institute of Music, Lyric Opera Cleveland operates today as a fully independent, professional opera/musical theatre company that has established a national reputation for its innovative and adventuresome programming. The company is guided by a distinct mission which emphasizes...
  • The production of traditional and rarely performed opera/musical theater works in English during a summer festival season.
  • Training opportunities for professional development of promising young singers and craftsperson.
  • Service to the community through year-round education and outreach activities.
History Of Repertoire
Title of WorkComposerSeason
Don Giovanni Mozart 2002
Patience Gilbert & Sullivan
I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky Adams & Jordan
The Merry Widow Lehar 2001
The Fantasticks Jones/Schmidt  
The Daughter of the Regiment Donizetti  
Over the Moon with Gilbert & SullivanGilbert & SullivanCleveland Premiere
The CrucibleRobert Ward2000
The Marriage of FigaroMozart
Jacques Brel is Alive and WellJacques Brel1999
ReginaMarc BlitzsteinCleveland premiere
Into the WoodsSondheim1998 - 25th Anniversary
L'heure espagnoleRavel 
Trouble in TahitiBernsteinCleveland Premiere
La BohèmePuccini 
My Fair LadyLerner & Loewe1997
TransformationsConrad SusaCleveland Premiere
The Abduction from the SeraglioMozart 
La Belle HeleneOffenbach1996
Don PasqualeDonizetti 
RosinaHiram TitusCleveland Premiere
The Barber of SevilleRossini1995
Strike Up The BandGershwinCleveland Premiere
Side By Side By SondheimSondheim 
The Most Happy FellaLoesser1994
Postcard From MoroccoArgentoCleveland Premiere
Orpheus and EurydiceGluck 
Mrs. DallowayLarsenWorld Premiere
The Rape of LucretiaBritten1992 - Cleveland Premiere
La Finta GiardinieraMozart 
The Pirates of PenzanceGilbert/Sullivan 
The Return of UlyssesMonteverdi1991 - Cleveland Premiere
The Marriage of FigaroMozart 
Orpheus in the UnderworldOffenbach 
She Loves MeBock/Harnick1990
The Magic FluteMozart 
The Turn of the ScrewBritten1989 - Cleveland Premiere
Don GiovanniMozart 
La RondinePuccini 
CallistoCavalli1988 - Cleveland Premiere
The Abduction from the SeraglioMozart 
The Pirates of PenzanceGilbert/Sullivan 
Haydn's HeadBaker1987 - World Premiere
The MediumMenotti 
Cosi Fan TutteMozart 
Beatrice and BenedictBerlioz1986 - Cleveland Premiere
A Little Night MusicSondheim 
Albert HerringBritten1985
The Daughter of the RegimentDonizetti 
The Threepenny OperaWeill 
La PericholeOffenbach1983
Madame ButterflyPuccini 
A Ceremony of CarolsBritten1982
Amahl and the Night VisitorsMenotti 
The Marriage of FigaroMozart 
The Gypsy BaronStrauss 
A Night at the OperaPetrak1981
The MikadoGilbert/Sullivan 
The Merry WidowLehar1980
The Barber of SevilleRossini 
The Old Maid and the ThiefMenotti1979
Gianni SchicchiPuccini 
H.M.S. PinaforeGilbert/Sullivan 

Prior to 1979 the Company also produced:
An Incomplete EducationChabrierIl TabarroPuccini
Don PasqualeDonizettiLa BohemePuccini
Il CampanelloDonizettiSuor AngelicaPuccini
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckThe Spanish HourRavel
I PagliacciLeoncavalloThe Barber of SevilleRossini
Cavalleria RusticanaMascagniDie FledermausStrauss
The TelephoneMenottiThe Gypsy BaronStrauss
GallantryMooreLa TraviataVerdi
The Merry Wives of WindsorNicolaiRigolettoVerdi
The Tales of HoffmanOffenbachThe CrucibleWard
La Serva PadronaPergolesi  

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