Welcome to Lyric Notes, Lyric Opera of Chicago's eNewsletter!November is a month for giving thanks, and Lyric is grateful for the wonderful support and enthusiasm of our audience as we've opened a new season! In this issue of Lyric Notes, we invite you to join us for some amazing on-stage performances all month long. Read what critics have to say about our all-new production and next installation of the Ring cycle, Die Walküre. Once you've learned more about this epic story, you'll surely want to join us for an upcoming performance. Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecień return to Lyric's stage in The Pearl Fishers starting November 19; discover new dining options for an enhanced opera experience; and find out how Turandot and other productions at Lyric make for a great holiday gift. We look forward to sharing more great performances this season with you!
Lyric’s New Production of Die Walküre Thrills and Astonishes
Our brand-new production of opened to great acclaim on November 1, with seven performances through November 30 to engage the hearts, minds, and senses of Lyric audience. Here’s a sampling of the accolades.
Matthew and Mariusz: Dynamic Duo
When they’re onstage, Matthew Polenzani and Mariusz Kwiecień create magic together. This season they’re soon to star as Nadir and Zurga in The Pearl Fishers.
Dinner and a Show — the Perfect Pairing
Why not improve upon an evening of exceptional opera by adding an exceptional meal? Lyric has taken dining to a whole new level this season, and we can’t wait to help complete your experience by pairing pasta and Puccini, veal and Verdi, or wine and Wagner.
Your gift to our education programs will be matched dollar-for-dollar this fall!
Bring the Arts to Thousands of Young Chicagoans This Season
Second Date Announced for Choir! Choir! Choir! at Lyric
If you missed your chance to sing under the lights of Lyric Opera with Choir! Choir! Choir! last month, don’t fret! Warm up those vocal cords and get ready to sing your heart out when the participatory music phenomenon heads to the Windy City for an encore engagement.
Turandot and More — Your Perfect Chance to Go Big for Holiday Entertainment and Gift-Giving!
Give your family, friends, and/or professional colleagues a stocking-stuffer to knock their socks off — tickets to Turandot, or, even better, a package of seats to several operas and special events in the 2017/18 Season.
Lyric News, Events & Offers
The latest news, upcoming dates to add to your calendar, and special offers for Lyric patrons!