Bellissima Opera

  • Bellissima Opera Music Game Night

    Feb 3, 2024 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Super-fun music game night in an historic Oak Park home. Attendees stack up points for rounds of boom-whackers, kazoos, rhythm games, name-that-opera and more. Prizes, Upscale Carnival Style Food, Raffles! Limit 30 people. Tickets on sale December 1.

  • Mar 8, 2024 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Our annual celebration showcasing women in the arts. Singers Kimberly Jones, Janet Mensen Reynolds, Alison Meuth, and Christine Steyer are joined by collaborative pianists Jennifer McCabe and Sarah Yoon-Mayer. Special guests will be poet Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg and singer Dayanara Fernandez. The concert will be…

  • Making a scene with American opera

    Jun 27, 2024 – Jun 28, 2024 @ 12:00 am – Join us for a presentation of scenes from American Operas. Experience our common ground through the unique stories and tonal language of American opera. Hear familiar works and new ones, including excerpts from Outside the Ring, Bellissima’s forthcoming opera in The Transcendence Series.

  • Nov 1, 2024 – Nov 4, 2024 @ 12:00 am – Share an evening of discovery. Come for a fully staged performance of the delightful French opera, Le dernier sorcier, by Pauline Viardot-Garcia and songs of the renowned Chicago African-American composer Florence Price. This event will take part during the Cabaret Connexion conference and festival in…