Lyric's 2022|23 Season has been announced!

Lyric's 2022|23 Season has been announced!

With two newly-commissioned world premieres, three premieres of works never before seen on Lyric's stage, and a host of classic favorites returning, plus a star-studded lineup of acclaimed artists delivering inspiring performances, Lyric's 2022/23 Season will move you and remind you that there's nothing like experiencing a live performance! We invite you to explore the season and the many ways to make Lyric a part of your life.

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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 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!

Lyric's IDEA values

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.