Opening Night and Opera Ball
Saturday, October 6, at 6:30pm
Let’s party! Opening Night at Lyric!
It’s the place to be and be seen — and we want you to be there!
Marvel at the spectacle of our grand foyer, transformed to reflect the drama of Elektra. Savor elegant complimentary hors d’oeuvre and desserts, sip fine Champagne, and revel in the atmosphere of the most glamorous party on the Chicago social calendar!
Opening Night Gala Elektra ticket prices range from $75 to $600.
The Opening Night Gala Benefit 2012 is sponsored by Aon Corporation.
Lyric Opera's presentation of Elektra generously made possible by the The Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust, The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, the Abbott Fund, Marlys A. Beider, and Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson.
Lyric patrons attending the Opening Night Gala performance are also invited to purchase tickets to the Opera Ball, an fantastic soirée celebrating the inauguration of another remarkable Lyric Opera season, held for the first time ever at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel immediately following the performance. This black-tie affair gives opera lovers the opportunity to celebrate Opening Night with the stars of Elektra!
Opera Ball reservations are $575 per person.
The Opera Ball sponsored by ITW and Northern Trust. Opera Ball Reception sponsored by GRAFF.
FOR THE ULTIMATE OPERA BALL EXPERIENCE, CONSIDER ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PREMIUM PACKAGES!
Premium Gala Packages
All packages include an invitation for purchaser and guests to the Pre-Opera Reception in the William B. and Catherine Graham Room, premier seating at the Gala Performance of Elektra, post-opera transportation from the Opera House to the Opera Ball, premier table at the Opera Ball, and special gift (mailed in advance of the event) for the table host.
Golden Grand Gala Package
All the spectacular Premium Gala Package Benefits listed above, PLUS:
Premium wine and table service at the Opera Ball, an opportunity to host an artist or production team member at your Opera Ball table if desired, and pre- and post-opera luxury transportation for you and your guests between the Opera House and the Opera Ball.
For a Premium Gala Package order form, CLICK HERE.
For more information about Opening Night and the Opera Ball or for more information about our Premium Gala Packages, please call (312) 827-5682 or e-mail WBOffice@lyricopera.org.
PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE OPENING NIGHT GALA PERFORMANCE OF ELEKTRA AND OPERA BALL.