PERFORMERS ON AUDIO
Chicago Opera Theater Young Artists:
Abigail - Samantha Schmid
Passerby/Ticket Taker/Magician’s Assistant - Emma Ritter
Father - John Mathieu
Magician - Ryan Stoll
Piano - Josh Quinn
From the world premiere performance of Grand Illusion (Music by COT Vanguard Emerging Opera Composer Stacy Garrop, libretto by Jerre Dye, Directed by Amy Hutchison) at COT's 2019 Gala, April 28th, 2019 at The Blackstone Hotel. Performed by COT Young Artists: John Mathieu (Baritone), Josh Quinn (Pianist), Emma Ritter (Mezzo), Samantha Schmid (Soprano), Ryan Stoll (Bass-Baritone). Photos by Eric Kirkes.