October 22, 2021
Lyric Family Favorites: October 22
After an incredibly exciting opening to the 2021/22 Season with Macbeth and The Elixir of Love, we’re gearing up for the next show — Barrie Kosky and 1927’s innovative production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. You may have seen this beloved opera before — but you've never seen it like this. In this in-depth article, see how these creative forces came together to collaborate and why this production is so unique.
Plus, your last week to stream Twilight: Gods, enjoy a spooky scene from Macbeth, learn more about the celebrated opera Proving Up, and read about why Florencia en el Amazonas is one of the most exciting shows to see this fall.
Stream Twilight: Gods
The Witches’ Sabbath from Macbeth
Are you ready for Halloween? In this spooky scene from Lyric’s recent production, called “a fine, spooky Macbeth” by the Chicago Tribune, the witches (performed here by members of the Lyric Opera Chorus) dance around a bubbling cauldron as they prepare for their sabbath.
Get to know Proving Up
Learn more about this latest collaboration by a creative team that is fast becoming hugely sought-after: composer Missy Mazzoli, recently named 2022 Composer of the Year by Musical America, and librettist Royce Vavrek.
Florencia and other fall highlights
Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!”