Sunday in the Park with Lyric

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024 at 7PM

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Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024 at 7PM

Sunday in the Park with Lyric

Join us for an evening of beautiful music as artists from The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center perform a variety of favorites from the 2024/25 Season accompanied by members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and conducted by Lyric Music Director Enrique Mazzola. Featuring a special performance by Lyric Unlimited's new Artist-in-Residence, Karen Slack, this one-night-only concert under the stars is not to be missed!

Bring a blanket, your favorite snacks, your fellow music lovers, and those you can’t wait to introduce to opera for this free, fun, and family-friendly summer delight to usher in the new cultural season on a high note.

Seating is first-come, first-served for this free event and no tickets are required.

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  • Location: Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago.

Sunday in the Park with Lyric is generously supported through an endowment by an Anonymous Foundation with additional support from the Rhoda & Henry Frank Family Foundation, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special EventsThe Margo and Mike Oberman Charitable TrustSipi Metals CorporationThe Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund, and the Film Funds Trust Funds.

Maestro Enrique Mazzola is generously sponsored by Alice & John Butler, H. Gael Neeson, Sylvia Neil & Daniel Fischel, and the Robert and Penelope Steiner Family Foundation as members of the Enrique Circle.

Art-See Jamboree

Art-See Jamboree

As part of Lyric’s annual Sunday in the Park with Lyric concert, families can participate in Lyric’s Art-See Jamboree 11:00AM to 2:00PM. This event provides a fantastic opportunity for everyone to become familiar with the Opera in the Neighborhoods program and upcoming production through engaging storytelling sessions. Every half hour, storyteller Jasmin Cardenas will read the Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World book, providing a preview of the upcoming performance tour. Attendees can also create art with the William Estrada of Mobile Street Art Cart Project, enjoy live music with a DJ, take photos, collect swag bags, and learn about Lyric's upcoming offerings.

Photos: Todd Rosenberg