Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) is an innovative, nationally recognized opera company now in it’s 45th season of producing opera. Founded by Alan Stone in 1974, COT is a founding resident company of the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. Led by Stefan Edlis and Gale Neeson General Director Douglas R. Clayton and Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya, COT is committed to expanding the tradition of opera as a living art form, fulfilling the operatic canon in Chicago, and cultivating the vanguard of new operatic work.