Welcome to Lyric Notes, Lyric Opera of Chicago's eNewsletter
It's April, and Lyric is preparing "Something Wonderful" with a grandscale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I opening April 29. As the starring artists pour into Chicago for this Broadway hit, get the behind-the-scenes scoop on the preparations as the show takes shape, including a sneak-peek video feature on the gorgeous costumes. Preview some of what's ahead in the 2016/17 season and take our fun quiz that tells you which opera you should see in the new lineup. Read about Lyric Unlimited's Chicago Voices project, Jane Lynch's show that is coming to Lyric in June, a new feature with our own resident Opera Answer Man called Ask Roger, and upcoming news and events — including special offers for Lyric patrons!
Chicago Voices put out a call to find Chicago-based groups that had compelling stories to share as part of the application process for Community Created Performances.
With four masterpieces in four languages, Lyric’s sampler series is a perfect introduction to opera. Still having a hard time deciding which opera(s) you should see in our upcoming 2016/17 season? Take our fun quiz to help you determine which show best fits your personality!
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