• Lawrence Brownlee and Friends: The Next Chapter

    July 26, 2020

    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.

  • Need music in your life? So do we.

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

  • For the Love of Lyric Fund

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

  • Lyric cancels fall performances

    UPDATE: Lyric Opera of Chicago’s fall performances are canceled as a result of public health policies related to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • A message of support

    We pledge our commitment to listening, learning, and using our platform to help eradicate racism.

  • 2020/21 Season

    Lyric performances touch our lives, tell unforgettable stories, and provide truly unique experiences. Be part of the excitement of live art unfolding.

Our 2020/2021 Season

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At Lyric, you’re enthralled, replenished, and
inspired by must-see, must-hear live performances.

Through the timeless power of voice, acting that brings characters to life in triumph and tragedy, the splendor of a great orchestra and chorus — coupled with theater, dance, design, and truly magical stagecraft — Lyric transports you to worlds both familiar and unexpected, leaving us all thinking and feeling differently long after the curtain comes down. Don’t miss a moment: secure your place for Lyric’s 2020/21 Season of grand opera, chamber opera, special events, and musical theater.

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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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