2017 Opera Ball

Opening Night Opera Ball 2018
 

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s glamorous tradition returns for the start of its sixty‑third season!

 

Join us September 23, 2017…


A red-carpet entrance to the Lyric Opera House begins your evening, with photographers on hand to capture every moment of the excitement. You will mix and mingle amid the sparkling ambiance before the curtain rises on Orphée et Eurydice, the first-ever collaboration between Lyric and The Joffrey Ballet under the direction of John Neumeier. After final bows, head to the Hilton for the most enchanting party on the Chicago social calendar. This is an evening not to be missed!


You're Invited

THE WOMEN’S BOARD OF LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO requests the pleasure of your company at the LYRIC OPERA OPENING NIGHT GALA PERFORMANCE OF ORPHEE ET EURYDICE featuring The Joffrey Ballet SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 6:30 p.m. Curtain | Lyric Opera House followed by OPERA BALL GRAND BALLROOM | HILTON CHICAGO | 720 SOUTH MICHIGAN AVENUE - WHITE OR BLACK TIE

Packages and Pricing


ELYSIUM PREMIUM PACKAGE
$50,000 ($45,010 tax-deductible)
  • (10) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance tickets and a premium table of (10) at Opera Ball 
  • Round-trip transportation for you & your guests between the Lyric Opera House and Opera Ball 
  • Invitation for you & your guests to the Pre-Opera Reception in the William B. and Catherine Graham Room
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & Opera Ball
  • Premium wine service at Opera Ball
  • Opportunity to host an artist or production team member at your Ball table, if desired
ORPHEUS PREMIUM PACKAGE
$25,000 ($20,010 tax-deductible)
  • (10) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance tickets & a premium table of (10) at Opera Ball 
  • Round-trip transportation for you & your guests between the Lyric Opera House & Opera Ball 
  • Invitation for you & your guests to the Pre-Opera Reception in the William B. and Catherine Graham Room
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & Opera Ball
  • Premium wine service at Opera Ball 
EURYDICE PREMIUM PACKAGE
$16,000 ($12,008 tax-deductible)
  • (8) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance tickets & a premium table of (8) 
  • at Opera Ball 
  • One-way transportation for you & your guests from the Lyric Opera House to Opera Ball
  • Invitation for you & your guests to the Pre-Opera Reception in the William B. and Catherine Graham Room
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & Opera Ball
  • Premium wine service at Opera Ball
AMOUR PREMIUM PACKAGE
$8,000 ($6,004 tax-deductible)
  • (4) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance tickets & (4) Opera Ball reservations 
  • One-way transportation for you & your guests from the Lyric Opera House to Opera Ball
  • Invitation for you & your guests to the Pre-Opera Reception in the William B. and Catherine Graham Room
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & Opera Ball
  • Premium wine service at Opera Ball
INDIVIDUAL TABLE RESERVATION
$12,500 ($7,510 tax-deductible)
  • (10) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance ticket & (10) Opera Ball reservations
  • One-way transportation from the Lyric Opera House to Opera Ball
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & at Opera Ball
INDIVIDUAL GALA RESERVATION
$1,250 ($751 tax-deductible)
  • (1) Mezzanine Box or Main Floor Prime performance ticket & (1) Opera Ball reservation
  • One-way transportation from the Lyric Opera House to Opera Ball
  • Premier seating at the gala performance of Orphée et Eurydice & at Opera Ball
INDIVIDUAL OPERA BALL RESERVATION
$500 ($250 tax-deductible)
  • (1) Opera Ball reservation (excludes performance ticket to Orphée et Eurydice)


Contact the Women’s Board Office at (312) 827-5682 or wboffice@lyricopera.org with questions, to make a reservation, or to exchange your original Orphée et Eurydice tickets into the Opening Night gala performance. We hope to see you there!


Please note: Advance reservations will be held only with full payment. Priority is given to annual contributors based on level of giving. There is limited availability for Mezzanine Boxes. No refunds will be made after September 1, 2017. Performance tickets will be mailed after Labor Day. Opera Ball reservations will be held at the door. Cast subject to change.




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