Her successes at Scala and London’s Covent Garden caught the attention of Carol Fox, co-founder of the company then called Lyric Theatre of Chicago. Fox, who was raiding Italian opera houses of some o. Whether the forces are large or small, there’s no denying that Verdi’s score is a winner for singers as well as opera-goers. "They could be singing this opera at La Scala or the Metropolitan Opera. Rather,…