March 16, 2021

Lyric Music & More: March 16

Lyric Opera Audio Streaming on Demand has officially launched! You can listen to full-length live recordings of previous Lyric productions through your favorite streaming services and at Revisit some of your favorite Lyric moments, or experience for the first time performances you've missed. The first set of live-opera audio recordings released includes Verdi’s Luisa Miller (2019), Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades (2020), and the second installment in Wagner's Ring cycle, Die Walküre (2017), with many more releases to look forward to in the coming months. 


Plus, get a first look at the upcoming Sonata Sessions, meet the luckiest characters in opera, watch Martin Luther Clark perform “It Had to Be You,” and get a preview of the upcoming Ryan Opera Center Gala.

Rossini Sonata Sessions: A Photo Preview

Get an inside look at the filming of The Sonata Sessions. Maestro Enrique Mazzola leads members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra in performances of all six of Rossini’s early sonatas for strings, written when the composer was just 12 years old.

Sneak a peek

Happy go lucky

While opera is usually not kind to its leading characters, with many facing terrible fates, there are a lucky few who seem to have found their happy ending. Check out our list of the luckiest characters in opera ahead of St. Patrick's Day and see if you agree!


Behind the Scenes of the Ryan Opera Center Gala

The premiere of Magical Music Around the World, the Ryan Opera Center's sixth annual Gala, Take a look behind the scenes at photos from the filming of this exciting virtual performance and make your plans to watch the premiere. 


Photo credits: Kyle Flubacker, Todd Rosenberg, Cory Weaver