August 03, 2020

Lyric Music & More: August 5

Lyric is excited to announce our next virtual concert, For the Love of Lyric, on Sunday, September 13. The event will feature host and starring performer Renée Fleming, as well as special guest artists Heather Headley, Ailyn Pérez, Soloman Howard, and J'Nai Bridges, along with The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Ensemble and the Chicago Children’s Choir with Doug Peck as music director. Read more about this special event in our blog post, and be sure to mark your calendars.

Get the full scoop

Plus, Larry Brownlee and Craig Terry discuss how Lawrence Brownlee & Friends: The Next Chapter came to be and why it was so important to do right now; Lyric welcomes the Joffrey Ballet to the Lyric Opera House; Miss Heather teaches us how to make an opera mask; and a special broadcast from Grant Park Music Festival in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Lawrence Brownlee & Craig Terry in conversation

Leading up to the virtual concert last Sunday, Larry and Craig sat down for a Zoom conversation about their long performing relationship and the genesis of this special event. Listen in, and if you haven’t already, watch the full concert, which can be streamed through August 25, 2020.

"Opera Mask Making" with Miss Heather

Learn how to build a dragon mask with Miss Heather! 

If I cannot fly, let me sing.

Stephen Sondheim

Stay connected with Lyric!

Sign up for our email list and receive behind-the-scenes interviews and videos, exclusive offers and ticket discounts, notifications of special events, important announcements, reminders for your performances, our monthly eNewsletter, and more!

Photos: Karen Almond/Portland Opera, Todd Rosenberg