Andreas Mitisek, General Director

Ernest Bloch
Macbeth

  • Sep13 7:30PM
  • Sep17 7:30PM
  • Sep19 7:30PM
  • Sep21 3:00PM

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2015 Season Announced!

COT's 41st Season brings you three Chicago premieres featuring the best that opera has to offer: sumptuous scores, incredible vocal artistry, and gripping drama. First, witness a steamy affair which leads to murder in Tobias Picker's Thérèse Raquin. Then revel in a masterful performance by renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade who returns to COT for Ricky Ian Gordon's A Coffin in Egypt. Finally experience Mozart's exquisitely beautiful Lucio Silla written by the 16-year-old genius. Subscribe today!

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Highlights

The Final Show of the 2014 Season: Bloch's Macbeth

This September be swept away by another Chicago premiere! This powerful opera follows the torments that Macbeth and his Lady experience as they fall prey to a spiral of ambition and murder. Doomed by his own guilt, Macbeth is slain by a man "not born of a woman." Bloch's forceful and striking score provides the expressive soundscape for this bone-chilling thriller, where "fair is foul and foul is fair." 

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NEW Viewpoints

Get ready for our fall production of Ernest Bloch's Macbeth with COT Viewpoints! Through opera, theater, and movies explore the many interpretations artists have taken to discoverthe depths of Shakespeare's most infamous tragedy. Now is the time to Enhance your opera experience!

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Upcoming Events

Viewpoint: Up for Interpretation

Sun. September 7, 2014 • 12:00 PM
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Macbeth

Sat. September 13, 2014 • 7:30 PM

Viewpoint: Throne of Blood

Sun. September 14, 2014 • 11:30 AM
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Macbeth

Wed. September 17, 2014 • 7:30 PM
Fri. September 19, 2014 • 7:30 PM
Sun. September 21, 2014 • 3:00 PM
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Thérèse Raquin

Fri. February 20, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Sun. February 22, 2015 • 3:00 PM
Wed. February 25, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Sat. February 28, 2015 • 7:30 PM
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A Coffin in Egypt

Sat. April 25, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Wed. April 29, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Fri. May 1, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Sun. May 3, 2015 • 3:00 PM
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Lucio Silla

Sat. September 26, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Wed. September 30, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Fri. October 2, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Sun. October 4, 2015 • 3:00 PM
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Chicago Opera Theater

Andreas Mitisek, General Director
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Chicago, IL 60601
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Administrative: 312.704.8420
E-mail: info@chicagooperatheater.org

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