The Opera Festival of Chicago returns with a season of celebration in its fourth season, June 21 to July 14, 2024 at venues across the greater Chicagoland area.


Il Prigioniero & The Medium

Set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition, Dallapiccola's opera unfolds a dark and intense narrative. The protagonist, a prisoner, becomes entangled in a web of religious and political intrigue.

(This show is a double-bill performance including both Dallapiccola's "Il Prigioniero" & Menotti's "The Medium")

Il Prigioniero Cast: Franco Pomponi | Viktoria Vizin | David Cangelosi | Jonathan Wilson | Alex Iacobucci

The Medium Cast: Laura McCauley | Alex Iacobucci | Viktoria Vizin | Gisella Milla | Jonathan Wilson | Lauryn Nelson

2:00PM, Sunday, July 14, 2024
Athenaeum Theater
2936 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60657


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