A project of the Renée Fleming Initiative, Lyric Young Professionals (LYP) is a growing group of more than 200 dynamic opera lovers dedicated to building the next generation of supporters for Lyric Opera of Chicago. We engage our members through performances, education, professional networking opportunities, and unique social events.

You are invited to join LYP at any time throughout the year to unlock exclusive engagement opportunities at your desired membership level. All LYP contributions directly support The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. As the next generation of Lyric supporters, LYP is passionate about creating a sustainable environment for the future of opera. The Ryan Opera Center prepares emerging singers and apprentice coaches for careers in opera by providing unique, comprehensive training.

Recognition levels for Lyric Young Professionals

  • LYP Encore - $35 contribution
    • Last minute Encore tickets are unavailable for the 2021/22 Season
  • LYP Member - $150 ($100 dues, $50 contribution)
    • LYPs at the Member, Contributor, and Associate level are eligible to purchase Medley Series subscriptions at $35/ticket
  • LYP Contributor - $250 ($100 dues, $150 contribution)
    • LYPs at the Member, Contributor, and Associate level are eligible to purchase Medley Series subscriptions at $35/ticket
  • LYP Associate - $400 ($100 dues, $300 contribution)
    • LYPs at the Member, Contributor, and Associate level are eligible to purchase Medley Series subscriptions at $35/ticket


If you would prefer to give by phone, please contact our Development office at 312.827.3500.

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We hope you'll enjoy your next Lyric performance even more knowing that your generosity makes it all possible. Thank you!

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Thank you for joining the Lyric Young Professionals! $100 of your payment is considered dues, and is therefore not tax-deductible. Please refer to your acknowledgment letter for details.

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