Krijgh will join conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Festival Orchestra downtown, and two days later she will perform a recital at Ravinia.
The exhibit spotlights the struggles and triumphs of the more than 20,000 ex-residents of the internment camps who settled in Chicago.
It’s the artist’s first major retrospective in the United States in 10 years.
On May 13 at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the soprano will sing her final performance as the Marschallin in “Der Rosenkavalier.”
Chicago boasts one of the finest and most varied collections of public art in the world.