Each Chapter participates within the community for the dual purpose of enhancing community-engagement and educational programs while raising money and generating support for Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Chapter members of all ages get together to enjoy lectures, musical performances, special events, volunteer opportunities, participate in Operathon and assist with Operashop.

Please contact Brenna Finley at 312- 827-5657 or bfinley@lyricopera.org for more information.

Exclusive Benefits for Chapter Members!

All benefits of being a National Member ($75-$99) of Lyric Opera of Chicago:

-Exclusive gift of your choice from selected Lyric Opera Merchandise. Redeem online for an $8 fee or visit Lyric’s Ticketing office, 20 N. Wacker Drive, 8th floor
-Invitation for two to Ryan Opera Center’s Rising Stars in Concert
-Lyric Opera membership cards


-Connection to a vast network of local opera lovers-bring home the passion
-Chapter member price for all community Chapter programs
-Opportunity to volunteer at Operathon, Lyric’s radio marathon, and meet Lyric stars


Barrington Chapter:
Friday, March 11, 2016
The Garlands
Robie Lounge
1000 Garlands Lane
Barrington, IL 
Program: Maestro Magic
Featuring: Andrew Gram (Violinist) and Alexander Schimpf (Pianist
Reception and Cash Bar: 11:30am
Musical Program: 12:00pm
*Followed by High Tea with a choice of five assorted sandwiches, three of them a salad, plus truffles, petit fours, and an assortment of teas, with wine at the cash bar. 

Far West Chapter: 
January 24, 2016
Program: Romeo and Juliet Study

February 14, 2016 
Program: Harp Concert

April 17, 2016
Spring Program: Songs of Robert and Clara Schumann

Glencoe Chapter:
March 2016
Lyric Opera Lighting Master
Date and Place TBA

May, 2016
Spring Tea
Date and Place TBA  

Lake Geneva Chapter:

Sunday, February 14, 2016
Geneva National Golf Club
Member Dining Room
1221 Geneva National Avenue South
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Program: A Time to Love
Featuring: Lindsay Metzger (mezzo-soprano), Alex Carlson (tenor), and Celeste Rue (pianist & music director)
Registration: 12:00pm
Musical Performance: 12:30pm
*Followed by Champagne Brunch (Cash Bar Available)
Member Fee: $80.00   Guests and Non-Member Fee: $100.00

Wilmette Chapter:
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Condominium Party Room
1616 Sheridan Road, Wilmette, IL
*Please park at Plaza del Lago
Program: Costumes for Lyric’s Stage
*Costume Director, Maureen Rielly will bring samples and speak on the process of costuming an opera.
Refreshments to follow.
Member Fee: $10.00   
No Member Fee: $12:00

Winnetka Chapter:
Thursday, June 2, 2016  
Indian Hill Club
One Indian Hill Road, Winnetka, IL
Spring Luncheon and Musical Program