Become a production sponsor. Lyric Opera has developed an enviable international reputation as a company that casts its operas with world-renowned stars and presents both the standard repertory and rarely performed masterpieces with flair and imagination. Help underwrite one of Lyric Opera’s truly extraordinary productions. Click here to find out more.
Be part of the excitement of Lyric Opera’s Special Events. Each year, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Women’s Board, Guild Board and Chapter’s Executive Board, donate thousands of volunteer hours staging spectacular events on behalf of Lyric Opera. These events, such as the Opening Night and Opening Gala, Wine Auction, OPERATHON, and Fantasy of the Opera, provide critically important funding to Lyric Opera’s Annual or Education Fund. Click here to find out more.
Support the up-and-coming artists in The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. As the artist-development branch of Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Ryan Opera Center offers year-round education and performance opportunities to the nation’s most talented young singers, facilitating their transition from academic training to a successful career in opera. Click here to find out more.
Enrich the lives of thousands by underwriting Lyric Opera’s Education and Community-Engagement programs. The arts are a fundamental component of education. They can support goals that schools are already working toward while also addressing the need for every child to receive an education that develops his/her full potential. And let’s be sure to acknowledge how important cultural outreach initiatives are to people of all ages. The arts communicate across all cultures, tell the stories of the past and present, and inspire both young and old. Click here to find out more.