From left: Enrique Mazzola, Renee Fleming and Rod Gilfry. (Photo by Robert Kusel)

A love affair between two artists who share a gift for letter-writing. And then a wonderfully devised celebration of Broadway classics. Talk about a study in contrasts. You could not have found a more ideal example of just such a pairing of personalities and styles than the unusual concert performed last week on the Lyric Opera stage by the golden-voiced soprano Renee Fleming and baritone Rod Gilfry, both of whom can shift easily between opera and musical theater.

Renee Fleming appears on “Chicago Tonight” via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (WTTW News)

The coronavirus has shuttered concert venues around the world, but that hasn’t stopped artists and musicians from finding new ways to share their work. Soprano Renee Fleming tells us about Lyric’s upcoming concert.

Renée Fleming speaks with WTTW News about “The Light in the Piazza.” (WTTW News)

Following a run on London’s West End and at LA Opera, the Tony Award-winning musical “The Light in the Piazza” now comes to Chicago. We visited the cast during a recent rehearsal.

High-end designers have always been eager to dress the superstar soprano for both stage roles and concert performances. Renée Fleming tells us about those one-of-a kind creations.

Renée Fleming sits down for an interview with Eddie Arruza on March 20, 2019.

One of the world’s most renowned opera singers is marking a landmark anniversary in Chicago. We speak with superstar soprano Renée Fleming.

Renée Fleming and Doug Peck talk with “Chicago Tonight” about the upcoming concert.

A major, Chicago-centric concert this weekend showcases the city’s many voices.

Renée Fleming; Credit: Decca/Andrew Eccles

Renée Fleming, creative consultant for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, discusses the upcoming season at the opera house which will feature an opera curated by her.

Decca/Andrew Eccles

Soprano Renée Fleming has performed a number of unforgettable roles at Lyric Opera of Chicago. But perhaps her most lasting legacy will be her influence behind the scenes.

Yo-Yo Ma & Renée Fleming Visit Local H.S.

A rare musical treat at Chicago's Lake View High School. Two classical music superstars pay students a visit and offer up some of their world-class artistry. We tell you why.

Renée Fleming

Find out about a long-awaited announcement from Lyric Opera of Chicago and its creative consultant, Renée Fleming. Eddie Arruza talks with the opera superstar, as well as a noted author about a new opera to be written for Chicago.

Renée Fleming. Image Credit: Andrew Eccles

Opera superstar Renée Fleming tells us why she's doing less singing in Chicago, and a lot more work behind the scenes at Lyric Opera of Chicago.