Bienen Ensembles

Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium

Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:30pm

Ryan Opera Theater

Joachim Schamberger, director; Jennifer Huang, conductor

A surprise encounter with the unknown during a phony séance drives Madame Flora to paranoia, disturbing the already fragile peace of her household.

Audience advisory: This production contains depictions of addiction, abuse, and violence, and may not be suitable for children. 

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 Nov. 18 & 20 Nov. 19 & 21 Cover Cast (Sat. Matinee & Sun. Night) 
Monica Katherine KrebsMichelle RavitskyOlivia Knutsen
TobyTim EllisOtto VogelBradyn Debysingh
Madame Flora (Baba) Rebekah DalyNorah WolfeMichelle Mariposa
Mrs. GobineauMary Buckingham Kaytlin WithersAlexandra Wiebe
Mr. GobineauNathan SavantGeoffrey Schmelzer Andrew Sprague
Mrs. NolanLyndsey NotaroLauren RandolphIlanna Starr


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Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater


Bienen School of Music
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this theater is a versatile space for intimate opera performances and recitals. Featuring double-height ceilings and expansive windows showcasing views of Lake Michigan, the room seats 163.