Thanks to our supporters, the Opera Festival of Chicago plays a vital role in Chicago’s rich and diverse cultural landscape. We are one of only a few companies in the world dedicated to producing and presenting rarely performed Italian opera masterworks. By doing so, we make these operas, and their cultural context, accessible to a wide audience and provide a stimulating and inspirational environment for artists and audiences alike.

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2023 Season

This season’s festival presents three thrilling performances featuring the music of Verdi, Pizzetti and more! Ticket prices range from $20 – $85.

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Opera Festival of Chicago is dedicated to presenting fully staged productions of Italian opera masterworks that rarely grace the stage in the United States, making this work accessible to American audiences and artists alike.