Posts tagged "Harris Theater"
#92. First, there was Jason (2010), then there was Medea (2011), and now Chicago Opera Theater presents the final opera in the Medea trilogy, Teseo. After killing her kids and torching Corinth, Medea flees to Athens. She’s looking for a new male obsession. First, she considers King Egeo as a strategic marriage maneuver. But he reneges on the engagement. Luckily for Egeo,... Read more »
#85. I first became interested in opera by watching a movie. In “Philadelphia”, Tom Hanks describes a scene from “Andrea Chenier”. As Maria Callas is singing powerfully, belting out her aria, Hanks is describing her anguish. That was THE moment I started to immerse myself in this passionate genre. I’ve seen probably 100 operas. Most... Read more »
Audio Podcast at ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for Week of April 24th Narrated by Joshua Volkers Chicago Opera Theater presents MEDEA At Harris Theater in Millennium Park Composed by Marc-Antoine Charpentier Libretto by Thomas Corneile Conducted by Christian Curnyn Directed by James Darrah In French with English supertitles April 27th and 29th at 7:30pm May... Read more »
Audio Podcast available on ITUNES Chicago Theatre Reviews for week of April 3rd Narrated by Joshua Volkers Chicago Opera Theater presents DEATH AND THE POWERS At Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Music by Tod Machover Libretto by Robert Pinksky Story by Robert Pinsky & Randy Weiner Conducted by Gil Rose Directed by Diane... Read more »