There’s a war raging in Europe. A brutal clash that includes an entrenched repressive autocracy and ordinary civilians determined to fight for their freedom. Tyrannical power is vested in one man—a deranged “security” professional who cares only about his own twisted agenda. He decides who lives and dies; everyone trembles before him. Someone needs to […]
Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Joffrey Ballet announce in-person 2021-2022 seasons.
A year after the shutdown, they’re bringing it back.
Major performing arts organizations recalibrate for COVID-19.
Music director Andrew Davis will be succeeded by Enrique Mazzola, in two years
Even with star Alice Coote out with a fever, Handel’s four-hour-long 1735 marathon was still worth seeing.
Lyric Opera announces its next season, and Chicago Opera Theater’s put the women in charge.
With the Executive Pay Test, it’s easier than ever to decide which group deserves your hard-earned cash!
The Chicago company is looking for a way to survive in a changing world.
Puccini’s opera returns to the Lyric, and so does its troubling Orientalism.
Chicago Opera Theater announces the departure of artistic director Andreas Mitisek; Lyric Opera announces a season that’ll include Jesus Christ Superstar and Fellow Travelers.
Lyric Opera’s Chicago Voices project is looking for local amateur talent.
Everything works in Lyric Opera’s terrific production of Rossini’s Cinderella.
The weather chilled and the lights blinded, but Lyric Opera’s program in Millennium Park suggested good things to come.
Chicago music critic Andrew Patner, who died last month, gets a memorable send-off at Orchestra Hall.