Groups of ten or more have access to special offers and premium customer service to assist in planning their journey to Lyric Opera. From exclusive hotel blocks to deals around Chicago, we will help give your group an experience they will never forget.

Groups coming to the Ring cycle can also enhance their experience at any of our ancillary activities or upgrade their experience by purchasing tickets at the Valhalla Circle level (see benefits below).

Contact our group sales department at groupsales@lyricopera.org or 312.827.5720 to place your reservation.

Valhalla Circle Group Packages

Make a donation with your Ring cycle group packages and become members of the exclusive Valhalla Circle — a giving society for fans who wish to learn more about the Ring while mingling with fellow Wagner lovers. Claim your place amongst the gods and secure extra perks and personalized customer service from the Group Sales team.

2020 Valhalla Circle Group Benefits

$1000-$1250 contribution per person: Box, MFP MF1 and FB1

SIEGFRIED

  • Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold

  • Brut Strength: Enjoy a champagne toast while exploring the set of Siegfried on the afternoon of the hero's opera

  • Complimentary admission to all Ring learning opportunities

  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise

  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk

$500 contribution per person: MF2, MF3 and FB2

VALKYRIE

  • Flight of the Valkyries: Sample craft beer from Chicago breweries following your performance of Das Rheingold

  • Complimentary backstage tour of the Lyric Opera House

  • Ring swag bag with select Lyric merchandise

  • Discount on Ring merchandise at the OperaShop kiosk

Benefits subject to change and availability.

Dine at Lyric

Make your afternoon or evening out even more delicious with reservations for one Lyric's three on-site restaurants: the casual and chic Florian Opera Bistro, the elegant Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room. and the exclusive William B. and Catherine Graham Room.

Bag lunches are also available for $18 per person. Pre-order for intermission.

Graham Room

The William B. and Catherine Graham Room will be available to group ticket holders for a progessive dining experience during Ring cycle performances.

Approximately $150 per person.
Drinks included, tax and gratuity not included.
Opens 2 hours prior to the performance.

The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room

The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room is the perfect upscale dining option for your afternoon or evening out at Lyric.

Approx $45 per person.
Price does not include tax, gratuity, or drinks.
Opens 90 minutes before the performance, pre-show dining only.

Florian Opera Bistro

Conveniently located on the third floor of the Lyric Opera House, the Florian Opera Bistro is a casual and chic European-style bistro with a contemporary-classic menu.

Approximately $30 per person.
Price does not include tax, gratuity, or drinks.
Opens 90 minutes before the performance, pre-show dining only.

Lyric Opera Ring Cycle 2020

Join us for an extraordinary story told over the journey of four operas. Together, they comprise Wagner's magnificent Ring cycle, one of the greatest musical achievements in Western culture and an immersive operatic adventure that every opera lover should experience.

RING Cycle 2016 — 2020

Lead Sponsor

ANONYMOUS DONOR
MR. & MRS. DIETRICH M. GROSS
GRAMMA FISHER FOUNDATION OF MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA
ADA AND WHITNEY ADDINGTON

Bulley & Andrews - LOGO

National Endowment for the Arts - LOGO

With additional support from Robin Angly, Richard J. and Barbara Franke, and the Prince Charitable Trusts.