The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Sponsorship
You can play a vital role in opera’s future by supporting the Ryan Opera Center. Your gift helps offset the expense of maintaining the high quality of Lyric’s stellar professional artist-development program. For more information about sponsorship opportunities and special accompanying benefits, please call 312-827-5653.
Highlights of sponsorship opportunities include:
• Rising Stars in Concert and Reception co-sponsorships.
Celebrate the Ryan Opera Center artists as they perform operatic arias and ensembles with members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra on Saturday evening, April 13, 2013. Rising Stars in Concert is a culminating event in the residency of the 2012/13 ensemble. A festive reception follows the concert.
• Artistic Coaching
Support the daily repertoire training by Lyric’s acclaimed staff of coaches.
• Vocal Instruction
Centered on the comprehensive, year-round instruction from a select group of voice teachers led by Gianna Rolandi, this essential work on the development of vocal skills and technique is a core element of the singers’ training.
• Renée Fleming Master Class sponsor
Sponsor a very special Master Class for Ryan Opera Center artists conducted by Renée Fleming, Creative Consultant of Lyric Opera of Chicago.
• Foreign Language Instruction
Underwrite training of Italian, French, German, Russian, and other languages to best prepare the artists to perform an international repertoire of opera music.
• Ryan Opera Center Endowment
Ensure the future and ongoing fiscal health of one of the world’s premier professional training programs through special endowment gifts.
• Ryan Opera Center Distinguished Benefactors
Receive special recognition and priority invitations to all Ryan Opera Center concerts and events at this premier level of support.
• Ensemble Mentorship
Help provide the highest caliber of professional training for all Ensemble members at this critical stage of their career development.