Chicago Opera Theater

  • 70 East Lake Street, Suite 415
  • Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Phone: (312) 874-7437
  • NAICS Industry Category: Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

About Us:

Chicago Opera Theater is a nationally recognized opera company based in Chicago, now in its 43rd season. COT 'expands the tradition of opera as a living art form', with an emphasis on engaging and little-seen pieces, including brand new contemporary operas for a 21st century audience. COT currently performs at the Studebaker Theater (Michigan & Congress) and the Harris Theater for Music & Dance (Michigan & Randolph) and is led by General Director Douglas R. Clayton and Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya. Maestro Yankovskaya is the only woman with the title Music Director at a major opera company in the United States.