Boston Lyric Opera
Romeo & Juliet
Composer Charles Gounod
Librettist Jules Barbier & Michel Carré
FREE on the Boston Common
Thursday, August 11, 2022 | 8PM
Saturday, August 13, 2022 | 8PM
Sung in English with English surtitles.
These FREE performances on Boston Common, in partnership with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, present Shakespeare’s most beloved and tragic tale. Experience the rush of first love while enjoying a beautiful summer evening with a full orchestra playing the soaring music of this classic favorite. Featuring passion-filled duets, backed by a sweeping chorus, feel the power of opera in an incredible setting.
Ricardo Garcia – Romeo
Vanessa Becerra – Juliet
David Angus – Conductor
Steve Maler – Director