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The holidays are upon us and what better way to celebrate than with Lyric? Enjoy reading this month's issue of Lyric Notes, while you get a sneak peek of the world-premiere opera Bel Canto. See how critics are raving about the witty and glamorous The Merry Widow. And don't forget to join in the spirit of giving with gifts from Lyric and sharing your #LyricMoment.

 

 

The Merry Widow Dances its Way to Rave Reviews

Broadway director and choreographer Susan Stroman leads a blockbuster cast in the story of beautiful Hanna Glawari (Renée Fleming/Nicole Cabell), whose late husband left her so rich that the financial fortunes of her homeland depend on her marrying a fellow Pontevedrian (Thomas Hampson as Count Danilo)...

Behind the Scenes of Bel Canto

Bel Canto will have its world premiere at Lyric on December 7! In anticipation of the premiere, Lyric is excited to offer audiences exclusive musical sneak peeks, free events, and online resources all designed to explore the process of taking a story from the page to the stage...

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Arts Lovers in Your Life

What we all want at the holidays and every day is time with our loved ones and lasting memories. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a special opera fan, or saying thank you at the holidays to clients or colleagues, gifts from Lyric are a distinctive way to set yourself apart and delight someone twice — once when they open the gift, and then again when they attend a wonderful performance...

Support Lyric and Share Your Lyric Moments

There has never been a better time to support Lyric Unlimited. We have recently received a challenge grant, and your new or increased contribution to Lyric Unlimited will be matched dollar for dollar by a generous anonymous foundation...

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