World Premiere Spring 2017

Based on La Invención de Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares, The Invention of Morel will premiere in the spring of 2017. Composed by Stewart Copeland, most famous as the co-founder and drummer of The Police, he has also established himself as a major symphonic and opera composer. 

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Opera for All Flourishes

COT steps outside the theater and into the classroom to reach more than 600 Chicago Public School children through our Opera for All program! Each year, students create their own opera including the script, lyrics, music, set and costume design, and choreography.

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Coming Up Next

Opening in February 2016 a dramatic double bill of betrayed love and cunning greed. Met star Patricia Racette makes her COT debut as Elle in La Voix Humaine. Following her heart wrenching act is Puccini's hilarious Gianni Schicchi featuring one of Puccini's best-loved arais, 'O mio babbino caro'.

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Opera, Beer & Discounts!

Are you between the ages of 21 and 35 and enjoy soaking in Chicago arts culture but don't want to spend a fortune? We've got you covered! Become an Opera Underground member and receive discounts to dozens of events, discounted and free mainstage tickets, and more! Learn more and become a member today!

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Upcoming Events

La Voix Humaine/Gianni Schicchi

Sat. February 6, 2016 • 7:30 PM
Sun. February 14, 2016 • 3:00 PM
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Dido & Aeneas

Wed. April 6, 2016 • 7:30 PM
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Andreas Mitisek,
Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson General Director

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