But of course, the bulk of the accolades must go to soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role. Norma, a role once described by the great soprano Lilli Lehmann as more taxing than all three Brünnhilde roles in Wagner’s Ring Cycle combined, is here embodied with a delicate grace and strength, helped along by costuming that make Radvanovsky literally glow.
Archives for January 2017
Indeed, the icon of the cultural phenomenon that is disco is “Saturday Night Fever.”
CHICAGO – Chicago Opera Theater (COT) brings a virtual reality experience to the world-premiere opera “The Invention of Morel,” composed by Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police, and based on Argentinian author Adolfo Bioy Casares’ 1940 novel “La invención de Morel.” Together with Chicago-based video production company, Reel Captivation, COT invites opera-goers to
Director Ron OJ Parson leads a team of outstanding artists, who have found that romance. They paint a phenomenal portrait of American art’s most fertile period, splashing their canvas with care.
Chicago– American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2017 – 2018 Season, “The Beat Goes On.” American Blues’ 32nd Season will include the World Premiere of Six Corners by Keith Huff, directed by Gary Griffin; the Chicago Premiere of Beauty’s Daughter by Dael Orlandersmith,