Striking, Tragic, Brave, Awe-Inspiring
September 21, 25, 27 and 29, 2013.
Verdi’s rarely performed opera offers a vivid and provocative portrait of the icon Joan of Arc that still resonates today. This Chicago premiere is staged as a play within a play where reality collides with legend and repressed sensuality clashes with religious obsession. Experience Verdi’s vocal fireworks as he reveals a story of love, sacrifice and controversy.