Tag: Sara Heaton

"Moscow, Cheryomushki" (Chicago Opera Theater): *Spoiler Alert* MEGA-Happy Ending!

#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 »

Review "Death and The Powers": Life-Altering Experience

  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 »