September 22, 2013 7:42 AM

Passionate, psychological ‘Capulets and Montagues’ features hometown diva Joyce DiDonato

The Lyric Opera’s production of “The Capulets and the Montagues” is not a love story. Rather, it is a message: in war, we are all victims. Soprano Nicole Cabell was an increasingly agitated Giulietta. Her Romeo was mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, who returned to her Kansas City roots with a hero’s welcome.

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