• Lyric cancels the 2020/21 Season

    We have come to the heartbreaking but unavoidable decision to cancel the remainder of our 2020/21 Season.

  • For the Love of Lyric Concert

    This September, Lyric is excited to present the world premiere of a unique, free virtual concert from the stage of the Lyric Opera House.

  • Give today! Your Commitment will be Matched

    For our work to continue, we are asking you to make a financial commitment to Lyric. Make a tax-deductible contribution and your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar, doubling the effect your donation will make in our recovery.

  • Lyric announces new programming

    Lyric is thrilled to present an exciting slate of virtual performance experiences giving you a multitude of ways to continue to make music, opera, and Lyric a part of your life.

  • Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter

    Lyric's Ryan Opera Center presents a free virtual concert celebrating the depth and breadth of Black artistry, hosted by world-renowned tenor Lawrence Brownlee and featuring former and current members of the Ryan Opera Center.

  • 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. 

  • Need music in your life? So do we.

    Visit our blog, Lyric Lately, for a compilation of our favorite content, regularly updated.

Breaking Down the Score: Attila with Maestro Enrique Mazzola

Music Director Designate Enrique Mazzola stars in an original, engaging, and delightful web series centered on the twelve musical numbers of Verdi's Attila. In each episode, Maestro Mazzola shares a personal interpretation and reading of one of the pieces, offering unique insight into one of Verdi's early masterpieces from a conductor at the height of his craft.

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As a nonprofit performing arts organization, Lyric relies on charitable contributions from individuals and organizations to put breathtaking productions on our stage, bring amazing music to our communities, and give grand opera a lasting place in the hearts of Chicagoans.

Make a gift today and you’ll enjoy your next Lyric performance even more knowing that your generosity made it all possible. Thank you!

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Watch & Listen

Watch exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, interviews with artists, and trailers for every opera and musical production. Listen to excerpts from your favorite shows and hear informative commentaries on season productions. Read in-depth articles in Lyric Notes, our monthly eNewsletter, and on our blog, Lyric Lately. And browse our program books, with a full synopsis on each show, engaging articles, cast bios, and more.

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Watch & Listen

Watch exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, interviews with artists, and trailers for every opera and musical production. Listen to excerpts from your favorite shows and hear informative commentaries on season productions. Read in-depth articles in Lyric Notes, our monthly eNewsletter, and on our blog, Lyric Lately. And browse our program books, with a full synopsis on each show, engaging articles, cast bios, and more.

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