Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Elaine Alvarez & Morris Robinson Headlines Maryland Lyric Opera’s 2022 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Maryland Lyric Opera has announced its return to live performance following the pandemic, with two full-scale productions of classic Italian operas.

Both operas will be presented at the North Bethesda’s The Music Center at Strathmore.

The company has also announced a free digital streaming series featuring intimate recitals starring MDLO favorites, recorded live at the company’s new state-of-the-art headquarters.

The new season opens with a concert performance of Puccini’s “Turandot.” Alexandra LoBianco stars in the title role alongside Jonathan Burton, Nicole Heaston, Morris Robinson, and Mauricio Miranda. Louis Salemno conducts the production.

Performance Dates: Feb. 25 & 27, 2022

Verdi’s “Don Carlo” is set to star Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Elaine Alvarez, Mark Delavan, Catherine Martin, Greer Grimsley, and Kenneth Kellogg. Louis Salemno conducts.

Performance Dates: May 13 & 15, 2022