Young Professional Chapter - Lyric Opera of Chicago

Young Professionals

 

 

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A project of the Renée Fleming Initiative

  

 LYP

 

 
 

Lyric's Young Professionals membership is for you

  • if you are between ages 21 and 45

  • if you are looking to network with like-minded professionals

  • if you enjoy attending unique social events

  • if you are interested in learning about opera

  • if you want to be a part of the new generation of Lyric’s supporters

YP Officers

President— Patrick M. Callahan
Vice President— Kimberly Palmisano


Event Logistics— Lisa DeAngelis
Event Promotion— Catherine Ketter
Marketing— Carolyn Fitzgerald
Membership— Kieran Shanahan
Social Media— Emily Vietoris
Special Projects— Charlotte Bohrer 
Volunteer Coordinator—Jenny Tola

Additional Information

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Young Professionals
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606
312-827-5656

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Join the YP — dedicated to building a new generation of Lyric Opera of Chicago supporters. Opera has it all and the YP wants you to be part of the magic.

Membership is a minimum annual contribution of $150.  Exclusive member benefits include:

  • complimentary admission to YP events

  • exclusive ticket offers

  • two passes to a designated working rehearsal at Lyric Opera

  • two admissions to the Season Preview Concert

  • an exclusive intermission reception at designated performances

  • advance notice of Lyric events

  • opportunity to volunteer at Operathon, Backstage Tours and other special events

Learn about Lyric Opera donor benefits.  

             
July     Thursday, 7/25, 5:30 p.m., McCormick & Schmick's     Summer Soiree
             
August     Thursday, 8/15, 6:30 p.m., Graham Room/Lyric     LYP Member Happy Hour w/ Lyric Insider Speaker: Cayenne Harris, Director of Lyric Unlimited
             
October     Wednesday, 10/2, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- Otello
      Thursday, 10/10, 6:00 p.m., Art Institute     Discovery Series- Parsifal
      Tuesday, 10/16, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- Madama Butterfly
             
November     TBD       FALL EVENT
      Tuesday, 11/12, 6:00 p.m., Graham Room/Lyric     LYP Member Happy Hour w/ Lyric Insider Speaker: Sir Andrew Davis, Lyric's Music Director
      Tuesday, 11/12, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- La Traviata
      Thursday, 11/21, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- Die Fledermaus
             
January     Thursday, 1/30, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- Barber of Seville
             
February     Monday, 2/10, 6:00 p.m., Graham Room/Lyric     LYP Member Happy Hour w/ Lyric Insider Speaker: Anthony Freud, Lyric's General Director
      Wednesday, 2/12, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- Rusalka
             
March     Thursday, 3/6, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Discovery Series- La Clemenza di Tito
      Thursday, 3/20, 6:00 p.m., Union League Club      Fashion Show
             
May      Saturday, 5/3, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Wine Tasting and Sound of Music performance
September     Saturday, 9/7, 7:30 p.m., Millennium Park     Stars of Lyric Opera and Picnic
      Monday, 9/30, 5:45 p.m., Civic Opera House     Season Preview Concert (After Party TBA)
             
October     Saturday, 10/5, 4:00 p.m. Reception, Civic Opera House     ($) Opening night of Otello- specially priced tickets, (After Party TBA)
             
March     Saturday, 3/29, 7:30 p.m., Civic Opera House     Rising Stars in Concert (After Party TBA)
             
May           Saturday, 5/3, 6:00 p.m., Civic Opera House     Wine Tasting and Sound of Music performance
October     Saturday, 10/19, 8:00 a.m.- Midnight     OPERATHON ON 98.7 WFMT
      Kiosk at performances October-December     OperaShop 
             
February     Sunday, 2/16, 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.     Backstage Tours
             
March     Sunday, 3/9, 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.     Backstage Tours