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Announcing Lyric Signature Events

In honor of your generosity, Lyric Opera of Chicago invites you to attend our Signature Events. Consider it your "season pass" to exclusive engagements and an insider's view of the institution. Please watch your mail for your personalized information, including the number of events you can select, and be sure to RSVP online or by mail. 

Browse our offerings on the left to find programs that thrill and inspire, choose a number of events based on your level of giving, then select your event(s) and RSVP by logging into your Donor Patron Center. 

Lyric Signature Luncheons

Revel in the beauty of the Civic Opera House's Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Grand Foyer as it is transformed into an elegant dining area. Meet, greet, and nosh with General Director Anthony Freud, CEO Ken Pigott, and the brightest opera stars of today!

Dates:

Monday, October 13, 2014 
with the casts from Don Giovanni and Capriccio
 
Saturday, November, 22, 2014 
with the casts from Il Trovatore and Porgy and Bess
 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 
with the casts from Tosca, Tannhäuser and The Passenger
 
Lyric Signature Luncheons take place in the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Grand Foyer
 
Reception: 12:00 Noon
Lunch: 12:30 p.m.
Remarks 1:15 p.m.

 

 

Lyric Signature Luncheons and Receptions are generously sponsored by
 
 

 

Lyric Signature Receptions

Stop in after work or grab a cocktail before heading to dinner and join us in The William B. and Catherine Graham Room. At a Lyric Signature Reception, you'll have the opportunity to mingle with cast members, chat with key artistic staff, and engage members of Lyric's leadership.

 
Dates: 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 
with the casts from Porgy and Bess and Anna Bolena
 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 
with the casts from Tosca and The Passenger

Lyric Signature Receptions take place in 
The William B. and Catherine Graham Room 
American Airlines Mezzanine Level

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Lyric Signature Luncheons and Receptions are generously sponsored by
 

 

 

Champagne Onstage

Toast the opera season on the set of the new Lyric production of Don Giovanni, and learn how our production and technical teams work together to create the fantasy of opera.

   Friday, October 24, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Ardis Krainik Theatre

 
Champagne Onstage is generously sponsored by
Albert and Rita Lacher

 

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Master Classes

Step backstage and into a Master Class to catch a glimpse of the intensive opera training undertaken by Ryan Opera Center Ensemble Members. In preparation to perform on world famous stages, these rising stars will receive invaluable instruction from a current star from Lyric's season.

 

Our Master Class Sessions will occur in Fall of 2014 and Winter of 2015. 

 

Specific information regarding these events will be forthcoming.

 

Master Classes are generously sponsored by
Mrs. Thomas D. Heath and Martha A. Hesse

 

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Workshop Performances

An exceptional full-length opera presented backstage by our fabulous Ryan Opera Center ensemble members. A fantastic way to see our world renowned Ensemble members display their talent and training!

 

The Ryan Opera Center Workshop Performances will take place in Summer 2015. 

An email notification of the performance dates will be sent to patrons interested in attending.

 

The Ryan Opera Center Workshop Performances are generously sponsored by 
Martha A. Hesse