Upcoming shows

Live performances are back and we can't wait to be together in the Lyric Opera House! Nothing thrills and inspires like live opera performance — the glorious sound, the powerful drama, and the theatrical spectacle that make a visit to Lyric so rewarding. Explore the details of the thrilling 2021/22 Season and secure your seats today.

November 2021

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Virtual performances

Your safety is our priority

Your safety is our priority

Lyric is fully committed to the health and safety of our entire family — our audiences, artists, technicians, administrative staff, and all of the communities we serve throughout each season. Though there are still many unknowns around the fall season, we are committed to communicating to you with transparency about our plans for the fall.

January 2022

March & April 2022

Lyric Opera's 2021|22 Season is presented by

Lyric Opera of Chicago thanks its Official Airline, American Airlines.

Lyric Opera of Chicago is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Photos: Kyle Flubacker, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Joe Mazza/Brave Lux, Jean-Baptiste Millot, Svetlana Pasedko, Todd Rosenberg, Jaclyn Simpson, Scott Suchman Photo,