Announced in 2012, Lyric Unlimited is a long-term, evolving initiative that encompasses company activities outside of Lyric’s mainstage season. It was established to provide a relevant cultural service to communities throughout the Chicagoland area, including communities for whom opera and opera companies have been largely irrelevant; to explore a wide range of ways in which Lyric can collaborate with cultural and community organizations throughout the area; and to advance the development of opera, exploring ways in which opera as an art form can resonate more powerfully, and in a range of different ways, with people of multiple backgrounds, ethnicities, and interests.
Education Programs & Volunteer Opportunities
Lyric Opera of Chicago offers high-quality, accessible arts education programs focused on cultivating a lifelong appreciation of opera.
The Family Barber
The Family Barber introduces the world of opera to children ages 5-10 and their families.
March 22, 2014 at 2pm
Canciones y Arias
Bridging the worlds of mariachi and opera through a celebration of songs and music!
April 11 and 12, 2014 at 7:30pm