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Happy Father’s Day from Lyric!

Posted 6/14/2018

June 17 is Father’s Day, so why not celebrate by meeting the fathers in our upcoming productions? First up, we have Idomeneo in a production of the same name. On his way back to Crete after years away from home, Idomeneo is shipwrecked, surviving only because he promises Neptune to sacrifice the first person he sees upon returning to land. Tragically, the first person he sees is Idamante, his own son. His fear of the gods is challenged by something even stronger: a father’s love. Idomeneo Father's Day Mime, a dwarf, might not be anyone’s biological father, but he takes on the...

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Give the Gift of Lyric this Holiday Season

Posted 12/21/2017

Give the Gift of Lyric this Holiday Season There’s no time of year quite like the holidays, and it’s the perfect occasion to treat your loved ones to an experience they’ll never forget. From performance tickets to OperaShop apparel, here are just a few ways to give the gift of Lyric to the opera (or musical!) aficionados in your life. via GIPHY Tickets and More What do you get the person who has everything? Tickets to a performance, of course! This holiday season, treat your loved ones to an experience like no other. Complete the night with reservations to one of our on-site restaurants and a celebratory glass of champagne from our brand-new Champagne Bar.  via...

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Categories: 2017/18 Season Opera Experience

Tags: Fashion Holidays Only at Lyric Opera Experience


Posted 10/3/2017

Lyric Libations: Orphée et Eurydice Tequila and lime, gin and tonic, opera and ballet...Sometimes the most simple combination can turn into something truly magical. Celebrate the first collaboration between Lyric Opera and The Joffrey Ballet with these Orphée et Eurydice-inspired cocktail recipes and see Gluck's baroque masterpiece through October 15.   ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE Reviver Cocktail   ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE Amour's Promise Cocktail

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Categories: 2017/18 Season 2016/17 Season

Tags: Just for Fun