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Learn more about our operas, musicals, and other productions with exclusive interviews with artists and creative team members, backstage looks, musical highlights, and more in our video library. Watch video trailers from our past and current seasons and get an inside look at what's on stage at Lyric.
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Lyric Opera of Chicago returns to live performances with a landmark 2021/22 Season. Maestro Enrique Mazzola begins his first season as music director with a thrilling lineup of operas, from fresh takes on beloved classics to brilliant works you’ve never seen before.
Lyric is thrilled to present an exciting slate of virtual performance experiences giving you a multitude of ways to continue to make music, opera, and Lyric a part of your life.
Come experience all that our new season has to offer at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Lyric is ready to dazzle you with season that promises thought-provoking drama, suspense, laughter, theater that will whisk you to faraway worlds, and the visceral passion of timeless music. This is Lyric—and the 2019/20 Season is one of our biggest ever, from our grand-scale productions to our monumental Ring cycles. Please join us for the 2019/20 Season—we promise that it will be a season to remember!
Watch trailers and get a behind the scenes look at the operas of our 2018/19 season: La bohème, Idomeneo, Siegfried, Il trovatore, Cendrillon, Elektra, La traviata, Ariodante, West Side Story, An American Dream, and Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt.
Watch trailers and get a behind the scenes look at the operas of our 2017/18 season: Orphée et Eurydice, Rigoletto, Die Walküre, The Pearl Fishers, Turandot, I Puritani, Così fan tutte, Faust, Jesus Christ Superstar, Fellow Travelers, and more.
Watch trailers and get a behind the scenes look at the operas of our 2016/17 season: Das Rheingold, Lucia di Lammermoor, Les Troyens (The Trojans), Don Quichotte, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), Norma, Carmen, Eugene Onegin, My Fair Lady, and more.
Watch trailers and get a behind the scenes look at the operas of our 2015/16 season: The Marriage of Figaro, Cinderella, Wozzeck, The Merry Widow, Bel Canto, Nabucco, Der Rosenkavalier, Romeo and Juliet, The King & I, and more.
Watch trailers and get a behind the scenes look at the operas of our 2014/15 season: Don Giovanni, Capriccio, Il trovatore, Porgy and Bess, Anna Bolena, Tosca, Tannhäuser, The Passenger, Carousel, and more.
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