Lyric Opera: "Werther"

The deep, sad chords of the overture to Massenet’s “Werther” at Lyric Opera of Chicago were all we needed to hear. This opera, based on “The Sorrows of Young Werther” by Goethe, was going to be a tragedy. Lyric’s new production, however, is nothing of the sort. Yes, lives are lost and ruined in this […]