Emily Riederer

View of Opera – Variations on a Theme

As the success of director Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella film demonstrated earlier this year, some tales endure the test of time and countless adaptations. The stories both of Cinderella and of Romeo and Juliet are two such classics, which have been depicted countless times in literature, art, music, dance, theatre, and film. Beginning this summer, Chicagoans can look forward to experiencing multiple interpretations of these classic tales over the next artistic season. Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet are coming to Lyric next season, while Prokofiev’s ballets of the same stories are coming to both concert and ballet stages....
Emily Riederer

Emily Riederer

Emily Riederer is a 2012 graduate of Naperville North High School.