Lyric's World Premiere in 2015-2016
February 28, 2012
Today Lyric Opera announced the world premiere of Bel Canto, by composer Jimmy López and librettist Nilo Cruz. The work is based on the novel by Ann Patchett will be performed in the 2015-16 season. The conductor will be Sir Andrew Davis and the director Stephen Wadsworth. The opera has been commissioned as part of Lyric's Renée Fleming Initiative.