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Theatre & Performing Arts, Music

Opera Festival of Chicago presents “Il Prigioniero” & “The Medium”

Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture
2936 N. Southport Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657+ Google Map

Join the Opera Festival of Chicago for a special double-bill performance including both Dallapiccola’s “Il Prigioniero” & Menotti’s “The Medium”. Full evening run time is two hours.

Il Prigioniero

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.

The Medium

Set in a mid-20th-century urban apartment, Menotti’s opera revolves around Madame Flora, a fraudulent medium, and her daughter Monica.

Chicago Theatre Week is a program of the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago.


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