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Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park
Sep
9
7:30 PM19:30

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park

The unofficial start of the fall season and one of the funnest free events of the entire year. 

The Great Lawn of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park will be jam-packed with fans of oepra and their picnics. Arrive early and expect to see a lot of your friends there.

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Nitecap Coffee Bar hosts Eugenia Cheng's Liederstube
Sep
2
8:00 PM20:00

Nitecap Coffee Bar hosts Eugenia Cheng's Liederstube

The acclaimed Liederstube expands its reach with the first salon event in Pilsen at Nitecap Coffee Bar, site of the recent Opera Ouvert production of La Bohème.  Featured performers: Eugenia Cheng, piano; Amaia Gabantxo, flamenco singer; and YOU if you want to sing lieder or mélodie from the Liederstube library.

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King Solomon's Singers & The Rookery present Nuptial Bliss: Choral Music from Weddings Ancient and Modern
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

King Solomon's Singers & The Rookery present Nuptial Bliss: Choral Music from Weddings Ancient and Modern

King Solomon's SIngers and The Rookery are ensembles that prize musicianship over gimmickry.  These ensembles feature some of the most intelligent and skilled singers Chicago has to offer, demonstrating that it is possible to be both scholarly and entertaining.

 

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Hansel and Gretel at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival
Aug
13
4:30 PM16:30

Hansel and Gretel at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival

New Moon Opera Company will perform an abridged version of their spring opera, Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck at Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival.  The opera is accompanied by piano and is family-friendly.  Meet us in the sanctuary of All Saints' Church at 4550 Hermitage Avenue in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood at 4:30 pm.  Entrance to the performance is free!

Thirsty Ears Classical Music Festival goes from 1 pm to 8 pm, with performances throughout the day, as well as beer for sale, food trucks, and children's activities from 1 - 4.  Entrance to the festival is $5 suggested donation. 

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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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