Teatro Lírico of DC presents “Marina”

Award-winning tenor Javier Bernardo of Chicago Lyric Opera stars in Emilio Arrieta’s 1887 opera “Marina”, staged by Teatro Lirico of DC.  Set in a  Mediterranean fishing village, the composer’s grand tale of true love between an orphan girl and a ship’s captain much delayed by misunderstanding, was famously reworked from Arrieta’s own shorter 1855 zarzuela to become one of the most beloved bel canto works of the canon. Sung in Spanish, with English supertitles, “Marina” also features baritone Jose Sacin, soprano Callie Schlegel and the chorus. Peruvian tenor Bernardo has been dubbed a “powerhouse” singer by “Chicago Now,” and won a pair of prestigious awards in 2012, including one from the Bel Canto Foundation.

WHAT:  Marina– A Spanish Romantic Opera by Emilio Arrieta

WHO:  Javier Bernardo, Callie Schlegel, and Jose Sacin

WHERE:  Casa Italiana.

595 1/2 Third Street, NW–Washington,DC20001(Metro:Judiciary Square)

WHEN:                      April 6 (8:00PM)

TICKETS:                 $ 40 (General admission), $25 (Seniors), $ 23  (Students)

INFORMATION:       (202) 360 3514;   www.teatroliricodc.com


Casa Italiana is two blocks from Judiciary Squaremetro station on the Red line. Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.instantseats.com


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