Guiding principles of our vision
Leading the advancement of opera. Lyric is committed to mobilizing its resources to break the mold—again.
Advancing artistic excellence
Lyric is committed to producing some of the most exciting, artistically excellent, thought-provoking, opera in the world.
Attracting new audiences
Lyric is committed to creating opportunities for new audiences to experience the magic of our artform.
Igniting creativity across Chicago
Lyric is committed to marshalling all the artistic disciplines of opera to engage Chicagoans of all ages and backgrounds from across the city in innovative learning opportunities and artistic creation.
Lyric is committed to embedding inclusivity, diversity, equity, and access into all facets of its operations.
Training the next generations of artists
Lyric is committed to providing the best training for talented, aspiring stars.
Modernizing and improving our Art Deco Opera House
Lyric is committed to both preserving and enhancing our home to ensure all enjoy great experiences.