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Remembering Kenneth G. Pigott

"We are deeply saddened to share the news of the death of Ken Pigott, president and CEO of Lyric Opera. In the days since his death, we have only begun to grasp the depth and breadth of this unimaginable loss. Ken was a truly unique man. He was a visionary whose wisdom and passion transformed the lives of everyone at Lyric, and at the many organizations with which he was associated. He is irreplaceable. All of us at Lyric Opera extend our deepest condolences to his wife, Jane, and to their family."

- Anthony Freud, general director,
Lyric Opera

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The Property

The Property

A true fusion of opera and klezmer music, The Property brings Israeli author Rutu Modan's graphic novel to life. Following the death of her father, archivist Mica travels from Chicago to Warsaw with her grandmother Regina to reclaim a property lost in World War II. Regina is forced to confront painful secrets from her past, while Mica makes her own connections as she tries to uncover long-held family secrets.

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Lyric Lately

  • The Midwest premiere of Weinberg's The Passenger is onstage at Lyric through March 15. The Chicago Tribune gives this production a perfect four stars and deems it "an experience in the theater that is not to be missed." Read more critical praise for this haunting and powerful opera.

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