Conductor Leslie Dunner: “You need to be a well-rounded human being”

“We want people who want to move in a new direction. And we want our students to have a well-rounded background in arts or science. If they want to go on in dance or in film or in literature, they can.”

3 New-to-Chicago Contemporary Operas You Can See During National Opera Week

National Opera Week 2016 is from October 28 to November 6. Why not celebrate by experiencing the Chicago premiere of a contemporary opera? You can see not one, not two, but three new-to-Chicago operas.