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Kira Dills-Desurra & Jenny Schuler in recital with pianist Sarah Jenks
Aug
12
7:30 PM19:30

Kira Dills-Desurra & Jenny Schuler in recital with pianist Sarah Jenks

  • Roosevely University - Ganz Hall 7th floor (map)
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Catch a dramatic soprano in-the-making with one of Chicago Opera Theater's Young Artist mezzo-sopranos.  Their program begins with some song (Duparc and Libby Larsen) and then launches into a parade of lyric mezzo and a few "big girl" arias, rounded out by a few familiar duets.  Sarah Jenks is their highly-skilled accompanist.

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Third Eye Theatre Ensemble presents Songs of Americana
Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

Third Eye Theatre Ensemble presents Songs of Americana

Company members of Third Eye Theatre Ensemble accompanied by pianist John Cockerill present arias and scenes from Ricky Ian Gordon's The Grapes of Wrath & Carlisle Floyd's Susannah, along with spirituals by Hall Johnson and Uzee Brown, Jr., Samuel Barber's Excursions and other music that falls under the broad category of Americana.  

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NATS presents The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center with special guest Renée Fleming
Jul
10
8:00 PM20:00

NATS presents The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center with special guest Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming with a refreshed cast of the deeply talented Ryan Opera Center - this evening promises to offer a party-like atmosphere with the NATS conference in attendance.  

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED if you can get a ticket

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Beyond the Aria - Christine Brewer, Annie Rosen, and Jesse Donner with pianist Craig Terry
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Beyond the Aria - Christine Brewer, Annie Rosen, and Jesse Donner with pianist Craig Terry

Christine Brewer is the headliner of the final Beyond the Aria of the season, but the editor of Vocal Arts Chicago is more excited to hear current Ryan Center ensemble member Annie Rosen who distinguished herself in the recent Rising Stars concert.  As always, artistic director Craig Terry will be both affable host and deluxe accompanist.  HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Matthew Polenzani - Vocal Master Class at Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
May
1
2:00 PM14:00

Matthew Polenzani - Vocal Master Class at Northwestern University Bienen School of Music

Steve Winn of the San Francisco Classical Voice praises tenor Matthew Polenzani’s “torrent of magnificent sound…from the sonorous, deep pedal points of his low notes to the glittering, high shine at the upper reaches.” He is the recipient of the 2004 Richard Tucker Award and the Metropolitan Opera’s 2008 Beverly Sills Artist Award. His 2014-15 season included his return to London’s Royal Opera House for Idomeneo, productions of Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Metropolitan Opera, L’elisir d’amore and Die Zauberflöte at Munich’s Bayerische Staatsoper, and his Opernhaus Zurich debut in La traviata. 2015-16 season highlights include appearances in Don Giovanni at Opéra national de Paris, productions of Werther in Munich and Vienna, and Les pêcheurs de perles andRoberto Devereux at the Metropolitan Opera.

Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID. 

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Chicago College of the Performing Arts presents soprano Hillary Esqueda with pianist Natalie Sherer
Apr
23
5:00 PM17:00

Chicago College of the Performing Arts presents soprano Hillary Esqueda with pianist Natalie Sherer

  • Ganz Hall @ Roosevelt University (7th floor) (map)
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An Oak Park native and NYU graduate presents her master's degree recital in the elegant Ganz Hall of Roosevelt University's Chicago College of the Performing Arts

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Music of the Baroque presents tenor Thomas Cooley with pianist Jory Vinikour in recital
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Music of the Baroque presents tenor Thomas Cooley with pianist Jory Vinikour in recital

Music of the Baroque's Artist in residence and baroque specialist tenor Thomas Cooley paired with internationally acclaimed keyboardist Jory Vinikour in a rare and intimate recital of songs from Bach to Britten.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR VAC Readers -Tenor Javier Camarena in recital with Ángel Rodríguez, piano
Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR VAC Readers -Tenor Javier Camarena in recital with Ángel Rodríguez, piano

  • Harris Theater for Music and Dance (map)
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The Mexican tenor who is enjoying the favor of the  audiences at the Metropolitan Opera makes his Chicago debut in a recital at the Harris Theater.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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