Spring Events You Can’t Miss: Plácido Domingo, Lawrence Brownlee, Eric Owens, and Itzhak Perlman!

Special Events at Lyric Opera of Chicago


Everyone knows that Lyric presents a glorious main stage season, with eight grand operas that never cease to inspire and amaze. Did you know that Lyric also presents a variety of programming that explores opera in its different forms and gives audiences access to some of the biggest stars in classical music?

Living legend Plácido Domingo makes his only Chicago appearance of the year in a one-night-only celebration on Thursday, March 9. This thrilling concert will feature Mr. Domingo singing the role of Giorgio Germont in Act Two of Verdi’s La Traviata alongside soprano Ailyn Pérez in her Lyric debut and tenor Michael Spyres. For the second half of the concert, delight in a selection of popular opera arias and duets from the Italian and French repertoire. Maestro Eugene Kohn conducts this special event, which also features the acclaimed Lyric Opera Chorus and Orchestra. BUY NOW

Enjoy not one but two audience favorites in a duo recital on Sunday, April 9! Renowned opera stars Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens will take the stage to perform a wide variety of music ranging from opera to spirituals. BUY NOW

Later in the month, on April 23, attend an intimate recital with violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, featuring large-screen enhancements that will help you enjoy his every note. This dazzling performance, his only Chicago appearance of the year, will feature works by Brahms and Prokofiev. BUY NOW

Make any of these events part of your Lyric experience and be transformed by the power of live music in unique settings. Visit lyricopera.org to explore the season calendar and save your seats today!


Lawrence Brownlee on his recital with Eric Owens:




Tickets for Celebrating PlácidoLawrence Brownlee & Eric Owens in Recital, and Itzhak Perlman in Recital are on sale now. Visit lyricopera.org to explore the season calendar and save your seats today!



Photos: Dominic M. Mercier/Philadelphia Opera, Greg Gorman, Derek Blanks, Paul Sirochman, Lisa Marie Mazzucco/Sony Music Entertainment

CELEBRATING PLÁCIDO EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR         BMO Harris Bank


LAWRENCE BROWNLEE & ERIC OWENS IN RECITAL SPONSORS 
Ardmore CHERRYL T.
THOMAS
 LAUTER MCDOUGAL
FAMILY FOUNDATION


ITZHAK PERLMAN IN RECITAL SPONSORS 
HOWARD GOTTLIEB AND
BARBARA GREIS
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