2009 Season

Divertimento Gala: Opera Hits on Venetian Night

When & Where

Sat Jul 25 2009 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
Charles Gounod: Jewel Song from Faust
Charles Gounod: Ah, lève-toi, soleil! from Romeo et Juliette
Carles Gounod: Va, je t'ais pardonne from Romeo et Juliette, Act IV
Gioachino Rossini: Overture II baribiere di Siviglia
Gaetano Donizetti: Una furtiva lagrima from L'Elisir d'Amore, Act II
Gioachino Rossini: Una voce poco fa from Barbiere di Siviglia, Act I
Gaetano Donizetti: Una parola, O Adina from L'Elisir d'Amore, Act I
Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Giacomo Puccini: Che gelida manina from La Boheme, Mi chiamano Mimi from La Boheme, O soave fanciulla from La Boheme, Encore
Giuseppe Verdi: Brindisi Libiamo from La Traviata, Act I


Sensuous arias featuring Nicole Cabell and Russell Thomas, with fireworks over the lakefront and echoes of Venice will make this one of the most unforgettable nights of the summer.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Juanjo Mena
, Conductor
Nicole Cabell, Soprano
Russell Thomas, Tenor