It’s officially autumn in Chicago, which can only mean one thing for Lyric fans – the opera season is in full swing!
Welcome to Lyric Notes, Lyric Opera of Chicago's eNewsletter!
Inside this issue, we’ll catch you up on what critics and audiences have to say about Barbara Gaines’s all-new production of The Marriage of Figaro, look forward to the opening of Cinderella, and move a little further into the season with behind-the-scenes features and insights into Wozzeck, The Merry Widow, and the world premiere of Bel Canto.
Enjoy this edition of your e-newsletter and we look forward to welcoming you to the opera house.
Long Live Passion!
They Said What? Critical Praise for The Marriage of Figaro
Did the stars align for Lyric’s all-new production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro? It certainly had all the right ingredients...
It’s All About the Hair: Creating character with wigs
You wouldn’t want to sit behind these sisters at the opera. Not with That Hair. But you definitely want to see them onstage...
Begin the Journey…Sir Andrew and Sir David invite you to experience Wozzeck
Alban Berg’s raw, powerful and devastatingly moving Wozzeck is returning to Lyric for the first time in 22 years...
Susan Stroman on The Merry Widow
All of us at Lyric have been delighted to catch a glimpse of director-choreographer Susan Stroman in the opera house...
Raring to Go: Danielle de Niese readies herself for Bel Canto
When Lyric asked Danielle de Niese to star as diva Roxane Coss in the world premiere of Bel Canto, “I was completely beside myself – really gobsmacked,”...
Lyric News in Brief
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Social Media at Lyric Opera
Striving to be The Great North American Opera Company for the 21st century means adapting to advancements in technology...
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