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12 Singers Selected for the 2023/24 Ensemble at The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Op Photo 12 Singers Selected for the 2023/24 Ensemble at The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, the professional artist-development program at Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced the 12 singers who have been selected for its 2023/24 Ensemble at Final Auditions held on September 20 in the Ardis Krainik Theatre.

Photos: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Steven Skybel Photo Photos: First Look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 17, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago will present the North American premiere of a bold new production of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, September 17 to October 7, 2022. Check out photos from the production!

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present ERNANI Beginning This Week Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present ERNANI Beginning This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago will kick off the Chicago cultural season with Verdi’s Ernani from September 9 to October 1, 2022.

OPERA America Welcomes Six New Members to Its Board of Directors Photo OPERA America Welcomes Six New Members to Its Board of Directors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, has welcomed a new class of six board members that includes creators, administrators, artist managers, and opera company trustees. They join the Board of Directors under the ongoing leadership of Chair Carol F. Henry, esteemed philanthropist and founding trustee of Los Angeles Opera.

Watch: Lyric Opera of Chicago's VERDI VOICES Concert Now Available for Free Digital S Photo Watch: Lyric Opera of Chicago's VERDI VOICES Concert Now Available for Free Digital Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago’s recent Verdi Voices concert starring three of the world’s most accomplished Verdians — soprano Tamara Wilson, tenor Russell Thomas, and conductor and Lyric Opera of Chicago Music Director Enrique Mazzola — is now available digitally and can be streamed for free here starting today.

Single Tickets for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2022/23 Season on Sale Today Photo Single Tickets for Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2022/23 Season on Sale Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Single tickets are on sale today for Lyric Opera of Chicago’s exciting 2022/23 Season, which features bold productions of classic operas, rarely performed masterworks of operatic comedy and drama, two Lyric world premieres set in Chicago, and two grand-scale productions of classic Broadway musicals.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Artist Roster for the 2022/23 Ensemble Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Artist Roster for the 2022/23 Ensemble
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, the professional artist-development program at Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced the complete roster of 16 artists who comprise its 2022/23 Ensemble.

Single Tickets on Sale Now for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera Photo Single Tickets on Sale Now for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Single tickets are on sale now for two of the most anticipated events of Chicago’s 2022/23 cultural season, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s grandly scaled productions of two classic musicals: the North American premiere of a newly reimagined Fiddler on the Roof and a revival of West Side Story, the best-selling musical in Lyric history.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Matthew Ozawa as Chief Artistic Administration Offic Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Matthew Ozawa as Chief Artistic Administration Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

The leadership team at Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced that Matthew Ozawa will join the company in a newly created senior position: Chief Artistic Administration Officer. Ozawa returns to Lyric, having served as Interim Head of Lyric Unlimited, the company’s learning and creative engagement division.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Postpones PROVING UP Photo Lyric Opera of Chicago Postpones PROVING UP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

Anthony Freud, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s general director, president & CEO, announced today that the company’s production of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s chamber opera Proving Up, planned for January 22-30, 2022 at the Goodman’s Owen Theatre, has been postponed.

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Flem VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: CHICAGO VOICES Hosted by Renée Fleming on PBS
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

A star-studded array of vocal talent with deep ties to Chicago gathers on stage at Lyric Opera to pay tribute to the city's wide-reaching influence across blues, jazz, rock, folk, hip-hop, gospel, opera and classical music in Great Performances: Chicago Voices, premiering nationwide Friday, August 10 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day on pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. Hosted by four-time Grammy-winning soprano Renée Fleming, the multi-genre concert special features performances by Fleming, Tony-winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco, three-time Grammy-winning folk legend John Prine, Grammy-winning pop and gospel singer Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), Grammy-winning jazz singer Kurt Elling and many more in a celebration of Chicago's rich and diverse vocal music legacy.