Christopher Magiera, as Sharpless, had a lapidary baritone that cut through Puccini’s dense Romanticism, as well as a palpable kindness in his face and carriage that was especially moving in Act II, when the character struggles to deliver the bad news about Pinkerton’s new marriage.
Chris returns to the role of ROBERT in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta at the historic Studebaker Theater in a new production by Paul Curran.
November 10, 2018, 7:30 PM
November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM
November 18, 2018, 3:00 PM
Chris will portray JIM CROWLEY in the Lyric Opera of Chicago premiere of An American Dream.
March 15, 2019, 7:00 PM
March 17, 2019, 2:00 PM
Chris sings the role of GARDINER at the Harris Theater in Chicago Opera Theater’s production of Moby Dick.
April 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
April 28, 2019, 3:00 PM
Chris returns to a favorite of his, the baritone solo in Carmina Burana, with the Evanston Symphony Orchestra.
May 12, 2019, 2:30 PM