Kangmin Justin Kim, Lauren Decker, Sophie Michaux, Emily Birsan Headline Haymarket Opera Company’s 2023 Season

Haymarket Opera Company has unveiled its 2023 season. It all kicks off with Scarlatti’s 1693 oratorio “La Giuditta.” The work will star Emily Birsan, Sophie Michaux, Sarah Brailey, William Dwyer, and David Govertsen. Craig Trompeter leads a chamber ensemble. The performance will take place at Gannon Concert Hall at DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center. Performance Date: March 24, 2023 That {…}

Nicole Cabell, Kaitlin Foley, Kristin Knutson, Erica Schuller, Lindsay Metzger Headline Haymarket Opera’s 2022 Season

Haymarket Opera has announced its return to live performances in 2022. The Chicago-based company will kick things off with Stradella’s “La Susanna,” live from the Gannon Concert Hall. The oratorio will star Kaitlin Foley, Kristin Knutson, Quinn Middleman, Aaron Wardell  and William Dwyer alongside such musicians as Craig Trompeter, Jeri-Lou Zike, Martin Davids, Brandon Acker, and Jason Moy. Performance Date: March {…}

Opera Meets Film: How Haymarket Opera Creates a Unique Operatic Experience Through its ‘Orlando’ Film

(Credit: Anna Cillan) Following the halt on live performances due to COVID-19, opera houses and companies alike were forced to reform how they brought music to their traditionally in-person audiences. Via digital means, like prerecorded content, subscription-based videos, and online events, the traditional venues of opera were radically altered. But as lockdowns start to end, and restrictions begin to be {…}