Queen of Spades at Lyric Opera of Chicago

The Queen of Spades is pure Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky: there are periodically five million people on stage (full women’s choir! full men’s choir! full children’s choir! assorted principals! everybody’s doing something!), and pretty much all the characters totally suck, while putting on one hell of a show. I knew I had to see it, as soon as I saw that it would be at Lyric—let’s … Continue reading Queen of Spades at Lyric Opera of Chicago