Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Alumni Singers from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
|Richard Einhorn:||Voices of Light|
Oratorio inspired by Carl Dreyer’s 1928 silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc, performed with the complete film shown on Pavilion and Lawn video screens
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage
Carl Theodor Dreyer’s landmark silent film is based on history, and it made history, creating techniques that still inspire modern movie production. Renée Jeanne Falconetti gives one of cinema’s most impressive performances as the heroic Saint Joan!