MARIA CALLAS RETURNS TO THE STAGE
at LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
WITH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND HOLOGRAM CONCERT TOUR
Tickets will are on sale for the September 7 onstage return of the legendary opera diva Maria Callas to the Lyric Opera House -- where she made her American debut in the title role of Norma in 1954, to open the company’s very first season.
Performing her greatest hits with the spectacular sound of the Lyric Opera Orchestra playing live on stage (conducted by Eímear Noone), the internationally renowned musical sensation is set to return with
Callas in Concert -- The Hologram Tour. The September 7 concert is a co-presentation of Live Nation and Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Through cutting-edge technology and extraordinary theatrical stagecraft, this first-of-its-kind live concert tour brings the fabled opera star back to Lyric Opera of Chicago, 64 years after her final appearance here and 42 years after her death, through breathtaking state-of-the-art digital and laser projection for a live full concert experience featuring original recordings that have been digitally remastered.
"This is something special, and given today’s culture, audiences are looking for that unique hook to get them out of their homes and into communal experiences." said Marty Tudor, executive producer and CEO of BASE Hologram Productions. "This production does that in an innovative, creative, and immersive way that changes the live show landscape."
Tickets are on sale now for the one-night-only experience on Saturday, September 7 at 7:30pm in the Ardis Krainik Theatre of the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr.
For reservations and more information, go to lyricopera.org/Callas or call the Audience Services Department at 312-827-5600. Tickets range from $39-$125.