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Chicago - Moby-Dick Opera
From Thursday, April 25, 2019
To Sunday, April 28, 2019
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MD OperaJake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s grand American epic arrives in Chicago at the on the heels of critically acclaimed performances in Utah, Pittsburgh, and San Jose.

The Harris Theater for Music & Dance
205 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Performances: Thursday, April 25, 7:30 pm and Saturday, April 28, 3:00 pm

Based on Herman Melville’s magnum opus, the opera brings the perilous adventures of the Pequod to the stage. Captain Ahab gathers a crew on his quest for revenge on the legendary whale that cost him a leg. Set in real time, the sprawling novel comes to life on the operatic stage.

Featuring a sprawling chorus and massive orchestra, Moby-Dick is an epic feat of musical storytelling. This thrilling tale of adventure, passion, and vengeance is a not-to-be-missed event.

Music by Jake Heggie | Libretto by Gene Scheer
Conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya Directed by Kristine McIntyre
Based on the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
A new co-production with Utah Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, San Jose Opera, and Gran Teatre del Liceu.

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