CCPA Opera: Gioachino Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims (The Journey to Reims)
Date and Time: Feb 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Venue: Benito Juarez Community Academy Performing Arts Center, 1450 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
- Simeone Tartaglione, Conductor
- Andrew Eggert, Stage Director
- Scott Gilmore, Music Director
- Dana Brown, Chorus Master
- Il Viaggio a Reims by Rossini
Gioachino Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims
is a delightful comedy, commissioned for the 1825 coronation in Reims of French King Charles X. Although seldom performed, this opera has been celebrated as one of Rossini’s finest compositions. Take a journey with us to a luxurious spa-hotel, where you’ll meet an international gathering of larger-than-life personalities. Indulge in some of Rossini’s most enchanting music for the stage, and witness the love and intrigue of this hilarious farce.
This full production will feature the CCPA/Chicago Opera Theater Professional Diploma students and the graduate class of voice accompanied by the CCPA Opera Orchestra.
This concert is free and open to the public.
Tickets are not required; seating is on a first-come, first served basis. For more information call: 312-341-2352. There are two free parking lots available off of S. Loomis St. between W. 21st Pl. and W. 21st St. Audience entrance is door 15.
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