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This is a very exciting time at Lyric.  We are in the midst of a wildly successful run for Nabucco (through 2/12), eagerly awaiting the opening of Der Rosenkavalier on February 8, and watching the behind-the-scenes work on Romeo and Juliet in advance of its February 22 opening under the direction of Bartlett Sher, one of the world's most in-demand theatrical directors.  If that weren't enough, the 2016/17 season has just been unveiled and there are so many reasons to subscribe now and take advantage of special package offers, recitals and perks, designed just for you.

This issue of Lyric Notes will catch you up on all the news you need to enjoy the current month at the opera house and make future plans for more exciting Lyric experiences.

We look forward to welcoming you to Lyric!

 

 

The reviews are in for Verdi’s soul-stirring Nabucco

Verdi’s impassioned opera Nabucco, known for its unstoppable drama and rousing choral music, opened at Lyric on January 23. The reviews are in and there’s a lot of buzz about the twisted tale of politics, religion, and love! See for yourself what the critics are saying...

 

 

Famed fight director B.H. Barry on Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers from feuding families wouldn’t be the same without the iconic, nail-biting fight scenes between the Montagues and the Capulets. Tony-Award winner and Broadway’s premiere fight director B.H. Barry is the man behind the duels...

Lyric’s CHICAGO VOICES Invites You To Share Your Story!

Lyric Opera Creative Consultant Renée Fleming recently launched Chicago Voices, a new, multi-dimensional initiative that aims to create an inclusive platform for celebrating the human voice, while illuminating the legacy of Chicago vocal traditions and amplifying the narrative of everyday Chicagoans...

The 2016/17 Season: A Feast for Opera Lovers

Lyric is offering over 20 custom series, plus the convenience of Create Your Own Series packages featuring any operas and dates you like. With more flexibility than ever, here are some of the highlights of the upcoming lineup...

Casting The King and I

In the world of opera, casting can happen up to five or seven years before the curtain goes up. In the world of musicals, it’s a whole ’nother story...

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