A collaborative performance with Chicago Opera Theater, the Refugee Orchestra Project, and conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya seeks to express the importance of refugee populations in American music and around the world.
Today, the Chicago Opera Theater took to Facebook and YouTube to announce its 2020-21 season, a slate of three productions that are all Chicago premieres. The season will open on November 21 with two performances of The Invisible City of Kitezh by Rimsky-Korsakov. Not only will the performances at Harris Theater for Music and Dance mark the Chicago premiere of …
With a story that highlights how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go, Chicago Opera Theater presents the world premiere of Dan Shore’s Freedom Ride, which centers on a pivotal moment in the civil rights struggle.
Two operatic opus ones will have their Chicago premieres this weekend, and they both command a chorus of well over 100. Chicago Opera Theater opens its 2019-20 season with a double bill: Joby Talbot’s Everest and Rachmaninoff’s Aleko.