• Need music in your life? So do we.

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

  • The Heroes' Fund

    Our Board of Directors Chair-Elect and Development Chair, Sylvia Neil, along with her husband Dan Fischel, have started The Heroes’ Fund, which will match contributions made to Lyric dollar-for-dollar during this trying time.

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago Announcements

    News about performance postponements and cancellations related to COVID-19.

  • 2020/21 Season Announced

    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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September 17 - October 10, 2020

Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci

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September 27 - October 9, 2020

Lessons in Love and Violence

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Subscribe to Lyric's 2020|21 Season

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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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.

See More