You are viewing a past performance of Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers

Unfortunately, we don't have any information about upcoming performances of this show. Maybe we can interest you with something similar from the options below...

You might also like

Until Oct 28, 2018

Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's classic brought back to life

Until Nov 11, 2018

It's Only a Play

A whirlwind theatrical send-up from the writer of Ragtime

Until Dec 30, 2018

Waistwatchers The Musical

Who needs exercise when you have a comedy musical to attend!

location

20 North Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606

Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers Poster

Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers

Closed December 10, 2017

Including opera's most beloved duet

Why See Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers?

For love or loyalty

Friendship is pushed to its limits this beautifully exotic work from Bizet that takes us back in time to ancient Ceylon (Sri Lanka) to a lush landscape where two fishermen find themselves subjected to a difficult test of loyalty in the face of true love. Sweeping and romantic with an alluring score, The Pearl Fishers is a wonderful entry point into the opera.

The story of the Pearl Fishers

Premiering in 1863 The Pearl Fishers found little favor amongst the critics of the day and was never repeated in Bizet's lifetime but found a new life in the 20th century, joining the repertoire the world over. Telling the tale of two fishermen, Zurga and Nadir and their battle for the love of the same woman, its themes of friendship, envy and betrayal continue to resonate with audiences over 150 years later.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 19 November 2017

Audience

Sung in French with English subtitles

And before you stop reading

Used under Creative Commons License" target="_blank">Final Scene of Act 1 of 'The Pearl Fishers' by Gallica Used under Creative Commons License

What you thought

Seen Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow Chicago-Theater.com visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers at Civic Opera House.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

Please note: The term Civic Opera House and/or Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Civic Opera House and/or Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Civic Opera House and/or Lyric Opera - The Pearl Fishers and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.