Opera Festival of Chicago Announces LIVE Performance in 2020


One of Puccini’s darkest and rarely heard operas, Il Tabarro is the first of the trio of operas known as Il trittico. The Opera Festival of Chicago is proud to present this production with an amazing cast live from Northern Illinois University.
Featuring tenor Allan Glassman (Luigi), baritone Franco Pomponi (Michele), soprano Jenny Schuler (Giorgetta), and mezzo soprano Ola Rafalo (La Frugola), this Opera Festival of Chicago production is under the music direction of Emanuele Andrizzi and artistic direction of Ella Marchment. Alyssa Arrigo provides the piano accompaniment.
The Opera Festival of Chicago’s production of Il Tabarro will be available on the Festival’s YouTube channel beginning December 21 at 7 p.m. Advance registration is required, details available soon. Sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute and Northern Illinois University’s School of Music.

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