Lyric Opera subscriptions

Nothing compares to the beauty, power, and splendor of opera.

Experience the thrill of world-class performances throughout the season with a package that's perfect for you. We offer a range of options to suit your schedule and budget. Choose a carefully curated fixed package, or create your own!

Subscribe to a fixed package

Choose your own package

Fixed-date series

Our fixed-date packages offer the greatest savings! Choose from pre-selected series featuring a curated selection of shows and attend on the same day of the week or a range of days for all of your performances.

These fixed-date series offer:

  • Our very best discounts

  • Fee-free exchanges completed up to five days before your performance date

  • The option to trade one opera in your series for an opera that is not (fees apply)

  • Priority seating — our fixed-date subscribers have access to the best seats in the house  and priority renewal

Worried about date conflicts?

No problem, subscribers have free exchanges as long as they are completed five days before your performance date. Subscribers to fixed series that do not include all subscription shows may also trade one show that is in your series for one that is not through TRADEONE™. Fees apply.

Choose your fixed package

Fixed-date series

Our fixed-date packages offer the greatest savings! Choose from pre-selected series featuring a curated selection of shows and attend on the same day of the week or a range of days for all of your performances.

These fixed-date series offer:

  • Our very best discounts

  • Fee-free exchanges completed up to five days before your performance date

  • The option to trade one opera in your series for an opera that is not (fees apply)

  • Priority seating — our fixed-date subscribers have access to the best seats in the house  and priority renewal

Worried about date conflicts?

No problem, subscribers have free exchanges as long as they are completed five days before your performance date. Subscribers to fixed series that do not include all subscription shows may also trade one show that is in your series for one that is not through TRADEONE™. Fees apply.

Choose your fixed package

Create Your Own Series (CYO)

Choose any title, date, and seat in the house and put together your own dream package of two or more performances while saving up to 25% off individual show prices.

Putting together a custom CYO package is easy:

  • Choose 2 or more shows and dates

  • Choose the seating area you’d like for each performance. Mix and match as you wish!

  • Attend and enjoy!

Create your own series

Explore the season

We are thrilled to invite you, our loyal Lyric family, to join us for another exciting season of performances. The 2023/24 Season at Lyric Opera of Chicago promises a rich assortment of magnificent operas (in a wide variety of styles and languages), a special concert with Music Director Enrique Mazzola, and a one-night-only performance by Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning soprano Audra McDonald

Explore the season

Lyric Opera's Season is presented by

Lyric Opera of Chicago thanks its Official Airline, American Airlines, and acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency

Production photos: Tristram Kenton/Royal Opera House, Edward Wilensky/San Diego Opera, Scott Suchman/Washington National Opera 

Audience photos: Todd Rosenberg, Kyle Flubacker, Jaclyn Simpson, Dan Rest