General Director, President & CEO
Anthony Freud became general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago in October 2011.
As of July 1, 2021, Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola is music director of Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is only the third person to serve in this capacity at Lyric.
Advisor at Large for the Ryan Opera Center
World-renowned American soprano Renée Fleming serves as Lyric's Advisor at Large for the Ryan Opera Center.