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  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    All of this supported the music, which Villaume led with consummate style, attention to detail, and dramatic flair.
    - James L. Zychowicz, Seen and Heard International
    All of this supported the music, which Villaume led with consummate style, attention to detail, and dramatic flair.
    - James L. Zychowicz, Seen and Heard International
    All of this supported the music, which Villaume led with consummate style, attention to detail, and dramatic flair.
    - James L. Zychowicz, Seen and Heard International
    All of this supported the music, which Villaume led with consummate style, attention to detail, and dramatic flair.
    - James L. Zychowicz, Seen and Heard International
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Emmanuel Villaume’s magnificent conducting provides a virtual seminar in how French opera should be performed.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume’s magnificent conducting provides a virtual seminar in how French opera should be performed.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume’s magnificent conducting provides a virtual seminar in how French opera should be performed.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume’s magnificent conducting provides a virtual seminar in how French opera should be performed.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Emmanuel Villaume is almost without peer in this repertory, and the French conductor brought crackling vitality as well as Gallic elegance to the score.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume is almost without peer in this repertory, and the French conductor brought crackling vitality as well as Gallic elegance to the score.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume is almost without peer in this repertory, and the French conductor brought crackling vitality as well as Gallic elegance to the score.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
    Emmanuel Villaume is almost without peer in this repertory, and the French conductor brought crackling vitality as well as Gallic elegance to the score.
    - Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    ... no matter what is happening onstage, the orchestral music is a sturdy pillar around which the production wraps itself.
    - Jacob Davis, Chicago Critic
    ... no matter what is happening onstage, the orchestral music is a sturdy pillar around which the production wraps itself.
    - Jacob Davis, Chicago Critic
    ... no matter what is happening onstage, the orchestral music is a sturdy pillar around which the production wraps itself.
    - Jacob Davis, Chicago Critic
    ... no matter what is happening onstage, the orchestral music is a sturdy pillar around which the production wraps itself.
    - Jacob Davis, Chicago Critic
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    French conductor Emmanuel Villaume moves the music forward ever so deftly, keeping it wonderfully lithe and lively.
    - Barnaby Hughes, Stage and Cinema
    French conductor Emmanuel Villaume moves the music forward ever so deftly, keeping it wonderfully lithe and lively.
    - Barnaby Hughes, Stage and Cinema
    French conductor Emmanuel Villaume moves the music forward ever so deftly, keeping it wonderfully lithe and lively.
    - Barnaby Hughes, Stage and Cinema
    French conductor Emmanuel Villaume moves the music forward ever so deftly, keeping it wonderfully lithe and lively.
    - Barnaby Hughes, Stage and Cinema
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    Lyric Opera of Chicago: Romeo and Juliet

    A superb conductor for this repertory, Villaume is the only native Francophone on the roster. He made you aware how much red blood pulses in the veins of Gounod’s opera. The urgency of his pacing, his sensitivity to the singers’ needs and the sure responses he got from the orchestra, lent Sher’s production its firm musical underpinning.
    - John von Rhein, The Chicago Tribune
    A superb conductor for this repertory, Villaume is the only native Francophone on the roster. He made you aware how much red blood pulses in the veins of Gounod’s opera. The urgency of his pacing, his sensitivity to the singers’ needs and the sure responses he got from the orchestra, lent Sher’s production its firm musical underpinning.
    - John von Rhein, The Chicago Tribune
    A superb conductor for this repertory, Villaume is the only native Francophone on the roster. He made you aware how much red blood pulses in the veins of Gounod’s opera. The urgency of his pacing, his sensitivity to the singers’ needs and the sure responses he got from the orchestra, lent Sher’s production its firm musical underpinning.
    - John von Rhein, The Chicago Tribune
    A superb conductor for this repertory, Villaume is the only native Francophone on the roster. He made you aware how much red blood pulses in the veins of Gounod’s opera. The urgency of his pacing, his sensitivity to the singers’ needs and the sure responses he got from the orchestra, lent Sher’s production its firm musical underpinning.
    - John von Rhein, The Chicago Tribune