Picker: Thérèse Raquin - Grivet


Chicago Opera Theater: Harris Theater

John will be debuting at the Chicago Opera Theater in Tobias Picker's Therese Raquin in the role of Grivet.

Ken Cazan, Director
Andreas Mitisek, Conductor

Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 - 7:30 pm
Sun. Feb. 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Wed. Feb. 25, 2015 - 7:30 pm
Sat. Feb. 28, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Harris Theater for Music & Dance

Thérèse, trapped in an unhappy marriage, escapes into a stormy affair with her husband’s best friend. Their newfound passion compels the young lovers to commit a crime that will haunt them forever. Picker’s lavish and riveting score provides the suspenseful underpinning for this deadly ménage à trois. Based on Emile Zola’s scandalous novel it is “a meaningful opera infused with moments of searing reflection and luxurious sensuality." (Opera Now)