Grand Opera at the Lyric continues with Roméo and Juliet, sung in French, with English surtitles, Friday, May 13 and Sunday, May 15.  Based on William Shakespeare’s “Roméo and Juliet”, the star-crossed story of the most famous lovers in history is expressed through the gorgeous music of the French romantic composer Charles Gounod.  

Directed by Shakespearean specialist Bernard Uzan, beautiful and accomplished soprano Sara Joy Miller will sing Juliette, complemented by charismatic American tenor Jonathan Boyd as Roméo. Versatile Mexican-American baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco will sing Mercutio and dynamic bass Kevin Langan will appear as the kindly Father Laurent.  Rising American Maestro Adam Turner will conduct the Concert Artists of Baltimore Orchestra.