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  • by Gioachino Rossini

The Family Barber             

Our fun-filled 60-minute introduction to the world of opera for young children and their families. Hear all the best-loved arias and meet all the famous Barber characters—plus a few new ones created by our writers to make their visit to Lyric fun, memorable, and instructive! Featuring stars of the Ryan Opera Center plus the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus!  

Recommended for ages 5-10.

$10, $15, $20 for kids 
$20, $30, $40 for adults 


The Family Barber  is a Lyric Unlimited event.  

The Family Barber is generously sponsored by the Dr. Scholl Foundation, the Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation, Nuveen Investments, U.S. Bank, Bulley & Andrews LLC, the Sage Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Crawford, Jr. 

Media Sponsor: Chicago Tribune

La Clemenza di Tito - J'nai Bridges

J'nai Bridges † 

La Clemenza di Tito - John Irvin

John Irvin

La Clemenza di Tito - Will Liverman

Will Liverman †

La Clemenza di Tito - Philip Kraus

Philip Kraus

Family Barber - Emanuele Andrizzi

Emanuele Andrizzi


Associate Director
Elise Sandell

Assistant Conductors
William Billingham
Matthew Piatt

*Lyric Debut
† current member, Ryan Opera Center
† † alumnus/ alumna, Ryan Opera Center