Opera in the Neighborhoods - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Opera in the Neighborhoods

Grades 3 – 6
The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
Available: October 7, 2013 – November 8, 2013
Fee: free/suggested donation $65 per classroom
Application deadline: Reservations accepted while space is available

 OIN Barber Photo


Rossini's The Barber of Seville comes to city and suburban neighborhoods in an abridged, English-language version with a cast of spirited young professional singers.  Performances are in costume with colorful sets and props, and live piano accompaniment.  Lyric Unlimited provides specially-developed student study materials; performances are produced by the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. Teachers are encouraged to participate in an educator workshop on August 13, 2013.

Program Dates + Locations

Oct 7     Morton West High School, 2400 S Home Ave, Berwyn
Oct 9     Addison Trail High School, 213 N Lombard Rd, Addison          
Oct 10   Curie Metro High School, 4959 S Archer Ave, Chicago

Oct 15   North Central College, Pfeiffer Hall, 30 N Brainard St, Naperville  
Oct 17   Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave, Evanston 
Oct 18   Genesee Theatre, 203 N Genesee St, Waukegan

Oct 22   Governors State University, 1 University Pkwy, University Park
Oct 23   Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N St. Louis Ave, Chicago 
Oct 25   Juarez Community Academy, 1450/1510 W Cermak Rd, Chicago

Oct 29   Simeon Career Academy, 8147 S Vincennes Ave, Chicago
Oct 30   Kenwood Academy, 5015 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago
Nov 1    Lake Park High School, West Campus, 500 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Roselle      

Nov 4    Andrew High School, 9001 W 171st St, Tinley Park
Nov 6    Lane Tech High School, 2501 W Addison St, Chicago
Nov 7    Barrington High School, 616 W Main St, Barrington
Nov 8    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E. Superior St., Chicago


Lyric Opera gratefully recognizes and deeply appreciates the generosity of the following Opera in the Neighborhoods supporters:

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