Join us on stage for the 2023 Season! Auditions for leading roles will take place on October 16, 2022 at Roosevelt University. Sign up today.

Relive the excitement of the 2022 season with our broadcast with Chicago’s classical music station 98.7WFMT! WFMT will be broadcasting our production of Verdi’s Il Corsaro on October 15th and Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice on October 22nd.

2022 Season Highlights


Join us for the 2023 Season! The Opera Festival of Chicago will be holding local, live auditions for its third season on October 16th, 2022 beginning at 11:00am at Roosevelt…

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2022 Season

Thank you for joining us for the 2022 Festival season! We are thrilled to present these lesser known Italian masterpieces featuring world-renowned stars from the opera stage. This season we…

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.