Mozart Chicago Premiere

Over 243 years ago a very young Mozart gave the premiere of his 8th opera, Lucio Silla. First performed on December 26, 1772 at the Teatro Regio Ducal in Milan, you will be able to see the Chicago Premiere September 26th - October 4th at COT. 

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2015/16 Season Preview

Here is another season of great opera adventures for you: The Chicago Premiere of Mozart’s Lucio Silla and Patricia Racette in her COT and role debut in Poulenc's La Voix Humaine, an evening also including Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. And Harris Theater in association with COT present Henry Purcells’ Dido and Aeneas. This Baroque masterpiece is performed by the incomparable Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble

Here is to another year of great opera! 




Andreas Mitisek 
General Director 

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Your First Drink Is On Us!

Craving a night out with friends and some quality music? Come join us for our first Opera Undergound event of the season! Everyone is invited and your first drink is on the house! The audience will choose the music from an aria menu and watch their order performed by COT's young artists!

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Subscriptions Still Available!

Secure your subscription tickets quickly as we are selling out of select performances! Call our box office at 312.704.8414 to guarantee your seats. Learn more about our 2015/16 season here.

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Opera, Beer & Discounts!

New and improved Opera Underground program!

Are you between the ages of 21 and 35 and enjoy soaking in Chicago arts culture but don't want to spend a fortune? We've got you covered! Become an Opera Underground member and receive discounts to dozens of events, discounted and free mainstage tickets, and more! Learn more and become a member today!

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Upcoming Events

Viewpoint Event: Amadeus

Sun. September 13, 2015 • 12:00 PM
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Opera Jukebox

Mon. September 14, 2015 • 7:30 PM
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Lucio Silla

Sat. September 26, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Wed. September 30, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Fri. October 2, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Sun. October 4, 2015 • 3:00 PM
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La Voix Humaine/Gianni Schicchi

Sat. February 6, 2016 • 7:30 PM
Sun. February 14, 2016 • 3:00 PM
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Dido & Aeneas

Wed. April 6, 2016 • 7:30 PM
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Chicago Opera Theater

Andreas Mitisek, General Director
70 E. Lake Street Suite 415
Chicago, IL 60601
Box Office: 312.704.8414
Administrative: 312.704.8420

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