A different generation of maestro.

A different generation of maestro.

The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board welcomes Music Director Enrique Mazzola as he begins his tenure, ushering in a new era for Lyric and for Chicago. "We're so glad he's here," they share. Find out why "Symbolically, Mazzola’s arrival represents an aspect of the city’s recovery."

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Lyric's 2021/22 Season has been announced!

Lyric's 2021/22 Season has been announced!

Join us for our long-awaited return to live performances at the Lyric Opera House with seven new-to-Chicago productions, exciting company premieres, and a host of star artist debuts. Read on, and find your perfect package today.

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Lyric Audio Streaming

Lyric Audio Streaming

Nothing quite compares to the excitement of hearing the biggest stars in the opera world performing with a full orchestra and chorus in front of a live audience. Now you can experience the magnificent sound of full-scale opera free, whenever you like, with Lyric Audio Streaming. Listen to previously recorded full operas online and through a variety of online music streaming platforms.

Need music in your life? So do we.

Need music in your life? So do we.

Our blog is here to educate and amuse, with enlightening articles, exclusive artist interviews, behind-the-scenes photos, engaging videos, and more. Take a look to see what's been happening at Lyric Lately!

An update on Lyric's IDEA values

An update on Lyric's IDEA values

Read about the intensified work that Lyric has been doing to further define our ongoing commitment to Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) across our organization.