2016 Season

Ryan Opera Center: Of Mice and Men

When & Where

Wed Jul 27 2016 Jay Pritzker PavilionInfo


Nico Muhly: Mixed Messages
Nico Muhly: Two Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
Carlisle Floyd: Of Mice and Men, Act I


Conductor Edwin Outwater makes his Festival debut with artists from the Ryan Opera Center performing Floyd's dustbowl opera Of Mice and Men, based on John Steinbeck's novella.

Featured performers:

Grant Park Orchestra
Edwin Outwater
, Guest Conductor
Annie Rosen, Mezzo-Soprano
Jesse Donner As Lennie Small
Emmett O'Hanlon As George Milton
Alec Carlson As Curley, Ballad Singer
Bradley Smoak As Candy
Diana Newman As Curley's Wife
Takaoki Onishi As Slim, Carlson