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Lyric’s Season Finale: International Cast in Tchaikovsky Favorite

For its final production of the season, Lyric Opera of Chicago has turned to Russia with a Tchaikovsky favorite, “Eugene Onegin.” Among the production’s very international principals are Ana Maria Martinez, a celebrated Puerto Rican soprano, and Charles Castronovo, an equally acclaimed New York-born Sicilian Ecuadorian tenor.

Lyric’s production of “Eugene Onegin” runs through March 20.

Below, Castronovo performs “Core ‘Ngrato” composed by Salvatore Cardillo.

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