Edgardo Rocha, Vanessa Becerra, Jasmine Habersham, Jacqueline Echols Headline Chicago Opera Theater’s 2024-25 Season

Chicago Opera Theater has unveiled its 2024-25 season. The season opens with Ferdinando Paër, Giuseppe Maria Foppa, and Giacomo Cinti’s “Leonora.” The opera, which premiered in 1804, will get its North American premiere and tells another version of the same story that Beethoven adapted for his famed “Fidelio.” The work stars Edgardo Rocha, Vanessa Becerra, Ian Koziara, Kameron Alston, Keely {…}

Chicago Opera Theater to Perform ‘Book of Mountains and Seas’

Chicago Opera Theater will continue its 50th Anniversary season with the Midwest Premiere of Huang Ruo’s opera “Book of Mountains and Seas.” The opera will be presented in partnership with the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival and produced by Beth Morrison Projects. The work will feature six puppeteers wielding beautiful, larger-than-life puppets designed by the opera’s Director, world-renowned puppeteer Basil {…}