June 2015 Lyric Notes

Rossini's Cinderella Gets a Whimsical New Production

Welcome to Lyric Notes, Lyric Opera of Chicago's eNewsletter!

There's nothing like summer in Chicago! As we enjoy sunny days and summer fun, we also look forward to the 2015/16 Season, which more subscribers are joining each day. This month's Lyric Notes features upcoming artist debuts, a preview of beloved tunes from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, and a sneak peak Lyric Unlimited summer premiere. Also learn about a much-anticipated new production of Rossini's well-known fairy tale, what we're reading this summer, and more! Packages are still on sale — and single ticket sales go on sale in July. 

Exciting New Artists in 2015/16

Exciting New Artists in 2015/16 A world premiere, a biblical battle, a Strauss comedy, and a timeless tale of romance — meet some of the star artists that will be making Lyric Opera debuts in leading roles during the second half of Lyric's season!
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Lyric Goes to the Zoo – Second Nature Premieres in August

Lyric Goes to the Zoo – Second Nature Premieres in August Lyric Unlimited's 2014/15 season was marked by three spectacular new productions, and there's still one more to come! Lyric Unlimited has commissioned an exciting new children's opera, Second Nature, to be premiered at the Lincoln Park Zoo in August.
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Figaro’s Greatest Hits

Figaro’s Greatest Hits If you walked down the streets of Vienna in 1786, you'd probably have heard people singing, humming, or whistling tunes from Mozart's latest triumph, The Marriage of Figaro. Today the Figaro melodies remain fresh, characterful, and totally irresistible, as you'll discover in Lyric Opera's new production.
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Bel Canto Tops Lyric’s Summer Reading List

Bel Canto Tops Lyric’s Summer Reading List It's summer. It's time to slow down, stretch out and enjoy a good book. If the Lyric team could propose a single book to enjoy, it would have to be Bel Canto by Ann Patchett.
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Rossini’s Cinderella Gets a Whimsical New Production

Rossini’s Cinderella Gets a Whimsical New Production There's nothing quite like Rossini to add sparkle to a season, and this fall, the melodic master's take on the timeless fairytale Cinderella gets a new-to-Chicago production that is sure to leave audiences laughing from the overture to the happily-ever-after ending.
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Special Offers for Our Readers

Special Offers for Our Readers Being a Lyric patron has its privileges! Enjoy these special deals from our friends at Grant Park Music Festival and Morton Arboretum — available to you only through Lyric Opera.
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