Lyric Opera of Chicago
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Saturday, November 1, 2014

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A starry line-up celebrates Lyric's first 60 years when the most beloved artists of Lyric’s past, present and future come together in one magical evening.

Comedic genius Jane Lynch emcees and Sir Andrew Davis leads the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, along with members of the Ryan Opera Center.

The luminary cast features world renowned improv comedy troupe The Second City, Renée Fleming and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis, Susan Graham, Stephanie Blythe, Johan Botha, Christine Goerke, Quinn Kelsey, Mariusz Kwiecień, Ana María Martínez, Eric Owens, Marina Rebeka and Amber Wagner - all together on the Lyric stage!

You'll hear excerpts from favorites like Carmen, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot plus excerpts from Mozart's Idomeneo, Beethoven's Fidelio, Verdi's Macbeth, Nabucco, and Falstaff, favorite American show tunes, and the comedy of The Second City.

Plus, every concert-goer will receive a complimentary copy of Lyric's 60th Anniversary commemorative book, 60 Lyric Moments, a beautiful, hardbound memory of our rich 60 year history.

Tickets start at just $75 - they're going fast!

Concert Premiere Patron package is $2,000 ($1,775 tax deductible) and includes one main floor ticket to the concert and commemorative photos.

60th Anniversary Concert Lead Sponsor: Kirkland & Ellis LLP

This is a formal or black-tie event. Jeans are not acceptable;
formalwear or business attire preferred.