Lyric Opera Broadcasts on WFMT

Enjoy Lyric’s magnificent 63rd season on WFMT!



The 2017/18 Lyric Opera Opening Night Broadcasts aired live nationally and internationally by The WFMT Radio Network and locally on 98.7WFMT. Lyric's dramaturg Roger Pines and WFMT's midday program host, Lisa Flynn, co-anchored this season's broadcasts. Relive the magic of live performance with rebroadcasts of the operas with commentary and special features.





Orphée et Eurydice
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Saturday, May 12, 2018
12:00 pm
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
Saturday, May 19, 2018
12:00 pm
Die Walküre
Richard Wagner
Saturday, May 26, 2018
12:00 pm
The Pearl Fishers
Georges Bizet
Saturday, June 2, 2018
12:00 pm
Turandot
Giacomo Puccini
Saturday, June 9, 2018
12:00 pm
I Puritani
Vincenzo Bellini
Saturday, June 16, 2018
12:00 pm
Così fan tutte
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Saturday, June 23, 2018
12:00 pm
Faust
Charles Gounod
Saturday, June 30, 2018
12:00 pm
Das Rheingold
Richard Wagner
Saturday, July 7, 2018
12:00 pm
Bel Canto
Jimmy López & Nilo Cruz
Saturday, July 14, 2018
12:00 pm



The Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts are generously sponsored by The Richard P. and Susan Kiphart Family, The Matthew and Kay Bucksbaum Family, and The John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Foundation.
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