2014/15 Season Overview - Production Notes & Ticket Availability - Lyric Opera of Chicago

2014/15 Season Overview

Buy TicketsLearn MoreThe inspiring story of the von Trapp family stars Billy Zane (Titanic, Chicago) as the Captain and Jenn Gambatese (Wicked, Tarzan: The Musical) as Maria! Packed with hits from "Do-Re-Mi" and "Favorite Things" to "Edelweiss" and the title song, it also features Christine Brewer, Elizabeth Futral and Edward Hibbert. With gorgeous new sets and costumes and the lush sound of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, don't miss this beloved classic!

Don Giovanni

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September 27 - October 29

He's selfish. He's arrogant. He's dangerous. With a list of conquests longer than a phonebook, Don Giovanni travels the world, snaring princesses and peasant girls alike. Literally thousands succumb.

Capriccio

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October 6 - October 28

The beautiful Countess has a difficult choice to make: will it be the amorous poet or the ardent musician whom she ultimately decides to love?

Il Trovatore

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October 27 - November 29

The troubadour Manrico and Count di Luna are bitter enemies. But in a twist of fate, they're both in love with Leonora — and they're brothers without knowing it.

Porgy and Bess

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November 17 - December 20

Porgy and Bess is the great American opera — bursting with iconic songs that have moved easily into the worlds of jazz and pop, becoming hits again for generation after generation.

Anna Bolena

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December 6 - January 16

Anne Boleyn may be Queen of England, but she doesn't stand a chance. Henry VIII wants her gone — with Jane Seymour taking her place on the throne and in his bed. And Henry's minions do the dirty work, finding "proof" of Anne's infidelities.

Tosca

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January 24 - March 14

A fiery diva, the rebel artist who claims her heart, and the sadistic police chief before whom all Rome trembles — for more than a hundred years, audiences have watched and listened spellbound as the cat-and-mouse game between Tosca and Scarpia plays to its deadly conclusion.

Tannhäuser

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February 9 - March 6

Tannhäuser, minstrel and renegade, is lured into the erotic realm of the love goddess Venus. There he luxuriates in lust and a host of sinful pleasures. But finally it's all too much.

The Passenger

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February 24 - March 15

Guilt and denial, lies and truth, fear and courage, and love — it's all here in an artistic and emotional experience you'll never forget.

Carousel

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April 10 - April 26

Join us in April 2015 for a new production at Lyric Opera!

The Magic Victrola

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January 17

A kid-friendly intro to opera for children and their families!

El Pasado Nunca Se Termina

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March 28 - March 29

On May 16, 1910, Halley's Comet appeared in the sky over Mexico. Many believed it foretold the bloodshed and upheaval that were to come.

Lang Lang Recital

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May 9

Audiences will thrill to his performance with large-screen video enhancements that follow his every riveting move during this one-night only engagement!