Nominated “Best Opera Orchestra”
by the International Opera Awards 2018
Nominated “Best Opera Orchestra” by the International Opera Awards 2018, the Lyric Opera Orchestra has been a vital and integral part of Lyric Opera of Chicago since the company’s founding and first performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni in February of 1954. 2022-2023 marks the Lyric Opera Orchestra's 68th season, performing works by Verdi, Rossini, Humperdinck, Bizet, Bernstein, Bock, Liverman & Rico, Roumain, Shaw, and Adams with an impressive array of international opera stars and conductors.
But we are so much more.
March 11 - April 7, 2023
March 24 - April 8, 2023
West Side Story
June 2 - 25, 2023