Chicago opera theater goes seriously bold

Chicago Opera Theater – not to be confused with the Lyric – has unrolled a season of exceptional adventure.

le vin herbe

Starting with Frank Martin’s Tristan-like Le Vin Herbe, COT moves on to the world premiere of Stewart Copeland’s The Invention of Morel and closes with Philip Glass’s The Perfect American on the life of Walt Disney.

How can they afford it? Thanks to the MacArthur Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies and philanthropists Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson.

 

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    • It’s a great piece (do your homework before), The Perfect American is the most tedious opera I’ve ever had to endure…

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