Lyric Opera of Chicago

Saturday, November 1, 2014

60th Anniversary Concert 
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Commemorate Lyric’s first sixty years at this historic Concert conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, featuring Renée Fleming, jazz legend Ramsey Lewis, Susan Graham, Ana María Martínez, Sondra Radvanovsky, Johan Botha, Eric Owens, Samuel Ramey, and members of the Ryan Opera Center and the Lyric Opera Orchestra.

For information about concert tickets or Concert Premiere Patron packages only, click here.

Diamond Ball
Saturday, November 1, 2014

For Jewel Patrons, the legendary evening will continue at The Diamond Ball at the Hilton Chicago, where a who’s who of Lyric’s family members will celebrate this monumental milestone in elegance and grand style.

For more information and to purchase, please call 312.827.5681.


Jewel Patron Packages

Reserve now! Packages are limited. To purchase, please call (312) 827-5681.

Diamond Gala Patrons
$100,000 ($94,200 tax deductible)

The two day experience for Diamond Gala Patrons begins Friday, October 31, with the sponsoring couple attending the dress rehearsal for the 60th Anniversary Concert, followed by an exclusive dinner with the celebrated artists that will grace the stage the next evening. 

On Saturday, November 1, Diamond Gala Patrons and their guests (eight people total) will watch the concert from prime main floor seats or view from the front tier boxes. Upon the concert’s conclusion, the entire party is transported via complimentary limousine to the Hilton Chicago for the Diamond Ball, where an artist from the concert will join your table for the memorable evening. 

Emerald Gala Patrons
$50,000 ($45,800 tax deductible)

Eight guests can enjoy the concert from main floor select seats or rear tier boxes, and be transported by complimentary luxury transportation to the Hilton Chicago for the Diamond Ball. 

Sapphire Gala Patrons
$25,000 ($22,900 tax deductible)

Main floor select seats for four guests are available to Sapphire Gala Patrons who will also take complimentary luxury transportation to the Diamond Ball.

Concert Premiere Patron
$2,000 ($1,775 tax deductible)

Concert Premiere Patrons receive one main floor ticket to the Anniversary Concert. Purchase your ticket here.

Additional Recognition and Benefits

Diamond Gala Patrons will also be recognized on commemorative signage created for The William B. and Catherine Graham Room. Diamond Patrons will be acknowledged in an expanded format in the 60th Anniversary Concert, followed by an Anniversary Concert Program.

Emerald Gala Patrons and Sapphire Gala Patrons will be acknowledged in the 60th Anniversary Concert Program.

All patrons will receive commemorative photographs of the event, commensurate with level of participation.