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Calling All Youth Music Mixologists from Chicago: Enter the Lyric’s Opera Remix Competition | Chaz’s Journal

The Opera Remix contest encourages young artists to chop, mix, loop, or warp original recordings as they please — whatever it takes to remix their work to its operatic heights. The winner will receive a cash prize of $250 and four complimentary tickets to the world premiere of “The Factotum” at the Harris Theater in February. Participants can submit their music at this link.  Lyric Opera of Chicago’s premiere of “The Factotum” is inspired by Rossini’s classic “The Barber of Seville,” with the setting and musical stylings of a present-day Black barbershop in Chicago. According to the official Lyric Opera site, Grammy-nominated baritone Will Liverman has joined producer/DJ/multi-instrumentalist DJ King Rico in creating this new work ...