Lawrence Rapchak

Larry served as Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater 

for five seasons, conducting the Chicago premieres of Berlioz’s 

“Beatrice and Benedict”, Ullmann’s “Kaiser of Atlantis” and Hagen’s 

“Shining Brow”.

 

He also led the company’s acclaimed recording of Menotti’s T

he Medium, of which the  British Opera - The Rough Guide said 

“this performance is so rivetingly theatrical, and much

of the praise should go to Lawrence Rapchak for his powerfully

atmospheric direction,” while Le Monde De La Musique wrote 

“Lawrence Rapchak conducts this compact drama 

perfectly”.

John Tibbetts

Larry served as Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater 

for five seasons, conducting the Chicago premieres of Berlioz’s 

“Beatrice and Benedict”, Ullmann’s “Kaiser of Atlantis” and Hagen’s 

“Shining Brow”.

 

He also led the company’s acclaimed recording of Menotti’s T

he Medium, of which the  British Opera - The Rough Guide said 

“this performance is so rivetingly theatrical, and much

of the praise should go to Lawrence Rapchak for his powerfully

atmospheric direction,” while Le Monde De La Musique wrote 

“Lawrence Rapchak conducts this compact drama 

perfectly”.

John Tibbetts

Steve Robinson

Larry served as Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater 

for five seasons, conducting the Chicago premieres of Berlioz’s 

“Beatrice and Benedict”, Ullmann’s “Kaiser of Atlantis” and Hagen’s 

“Shining Brow”.

 

He also led the company’s acclaimed recording of Menotti’s T

he Medium, of which the  British Opera - The Rough Guide said 

“this performance is so rivetingly theatrical, and much

of the praise should go to Lawrence Rapchak for his powerfully

atmospheric direction,” while Le Monde De La Musique wrote 

“Lawrence Rapchak conducts this compact drama 

perfectly”.

Larry served as Music Director of Chicago Opera Theater 

for five seasons, conducting the Chicago premieres of Berlioz’s 

“Beatrice and Benedict”, Ullmann’s “Kaiser of Atlantis” and Hagen’s 

“Shining Brow”.

 

He also led the company’s acclaimed recording of Menotti’s T

he Medium, of which the  British Opera - The Rough Guide said 

“this performance is so rivetingly theatrical, and much

of the praise should go to Lawrence Rapchak for his powerfully

atmospheric direction,” while Le Monde De La Musique wrote 

“Lawrence Rapchak conducts this compact drama 

perfectly”.

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