Lyric News, Events & Offers for June 2019

2019/20 Single Tickets On-Sale Dates!

Be one of the first to purchase your single tickets for the exciting 2019/20 Season! Donor pre-sale begins June 24 at 10:00am and General Public on sale begins June 27 at 10:00am.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Audience Services at 312.827.5600 or online.


Dining Reservations Available Early!

Nothing makes a visit to Lyric more special than adding an enjoyable meal to a beautiful performance — and we're excited to share that dining reservations will be available at the end of June! Save your table for a delicious and convenient lunch or dinner in the Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room or Florian Opera Bistro to complete your Lyric experience. Reservations will be available to subscribers Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00am and to all other ticket holders Thursday, June 27 at 10:00am.

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Choir! Choir! Choir! 

Choir! Choir! Choir! returns to Chicago at Thalia Hall on September 8. Lyric subscribers and past Choir! Choir! Choir! patrons received a special pre-sale starting June 7, with general public ticket sales starting on June 10.

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Need a Ride? The Lyric Bus has you Covered.

Lyric Opera is pleased to offer luxury motor coach service from Northbrook Court Shopping Mall for weekday matinee opera performances throughout the 2019/20 Season. Avoid the hassles of traffic and public transportation — plus, ride to your performance with fellow music lovers! Call Lyric's Audience Services department at 312.827.5600 to purchase bus tickets for your ride to your opera or musical performance.

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Ryan Opera Center in Recital

Mark your calendar and tune in to WFMT 98.7FM on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 7:00pm for a recital rebroadcast featuring Ryan Opera Center members Emily Pogorelc, Eric Ferring, and Madeline Slettedahl.

Be sure to join us at St. James Cathedral on Tuesday, July 16 at 5:45pm for the Ryan Opera Center Ensemble’s annual appearance in the International Music Foundation’s Rush Hour Concerts series. Ensemble artists Kayleigh Decker, Christopher Kenney, and Anthony Reed will perform selections from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, which opens the Lyric season in September. Lyric Dramaturg Roger Pines will narrate. Admission is free and tickets are not required.

Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg, Kyle Flubacker, Corey Weaver/San Francisco Opera