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Ravinia Festival – Official Site

One Score, One Chicago was again the centerpiece for Ravinia’s Guest Artists in the Classroom, an initiative designed to bring live performances into schools. Students from 25 elementary schools in Chicago, Waukegan and Highland Park enjoyed live performances from the South Shore Opera Company, Opera for Kids, and other local musicians who performed selections from [...]

By |February 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

South Shore Opera Company presents sizzling concert

It was a generous evening of music when the South Shore Opera Company of Chicago presented their free June concert in the spacious Paul Robeson Theater. This gleaming hall is one of the many gorgeous rooms in the South Shore Cultural Center where the SSOCC is an arts and cultural partner.On the program were numerous [...]

By |February 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Recommended classical music of the week in Chicago – Chicago Tribune

South Shore Opera Company: Operatic excerpts by black composers are performed by sopranos Jonita Lattimore, Elizabeth Sojourner and Anisha McFarland as part of the company's annual evening of entertainment and dinner. 4:30 p.m. Sunday, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive; $100; 773-667-0241, southshoreopera.org Source: Recommended classical music of the week in Chicago [...]

By |November 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Revolutionary Revival | South Side Weekly

The South Shore Opera Company of Chicago has shown that “Troubled Island,” despite its troubled history, is an opera worthy of its creators’ reputations. Source: Revolutionary Revival | South Side Weekly

By |October 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

AfriClassical: In his ranking of Top Ten Music Events in Chicago in 2013, Critic Andrew Patner “selected South Shore Opera Company’s production of ‘Troubled Island’ as No. 1”

There was a rebroadcast on WFMT (Chicago) this morning of Andrew Patner's 10 best music events in Chicago in 2013, following an assignment from the Sun Times (which probably published his report as well).  Considering the major events consistently presented in Chicago, it is most impressive that he selected South Shore Opera Company's production of [...]

By |October 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

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By |September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Recommended classical concerts this week in Chicago – Chicago Tribune

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago: Leslie B. Dunner leads singers in a concert performance of excerpts from Verdi's "La Traviata." 7 p.m. Saturday, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive; $50, $100 for performance with VIP pre-reception; 773-667-0241, southshoreopera.org Source: Recommended classical concerts this week in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

By |September 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

South Shore Opera Company opens inaugural season Feb. 28 – tribunedigital-chicagotribune

The South Shore Opera Company of Chicago emerged, its founder says, out of a need to be heard."There were way too few opportunities for African-American opera singers in Chicago," said Marvin Lynn, executive director of the 11-member group., which will debut this weekend at the newly renovated South Shore Cultural Center.Lynn, an associate professor and [...]

By |September 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Opera Still Thrives In Chicago, Despite Trouble Elsewhere

In contrast, ticket sales for Chicago's Lyric are up 15 percent for fiscal year 2013, a 14-month period which ended June 30, 2013. It no longer sells out the season on subscriptions, as it did in the 1990s, but at 72 percent of ticket sales it still has the biggest subscriber base of any U.S. [...]

By |March 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments