Carmina Burana

Music by

Carl Orff

Chicago Symphony Center

Chicago, IL

Tuesday January 31, 2012 - 7:30 PM


Soprano  Lisette Oropesa
Countertenor  Max Emanuel Cencic
Baritone  Stéphane Degout


Riccardo Muti


Duain Wolfe


The ominous "O fortuna" chant explodes without warning, unleashing the raw power of both the CSO and the Chorus. The tenors and basses burst into a raucous drinking song. A singular soprano line soars into the stratosphere in ecstasy. Witness these and other iconic moments in Carl Orff's thrilling cantata Carmina burana under Riccardo Muti's intense and electrifying command from the podium.

Chicago Symphony Chorus
Chicago Children's Choir

Artistic Director: Josephine Lee

Performance History

Lisette has given 90 performances as Soprano.