November 26, 2016

St. James Cathedral was filled to capacity Nov. 12, with an enthusiastic crowd waiting to hear chamber music featuring musicians of the Lyric Opera Orchestra. This is the third year that Lyric Unlimited has sponsored performances of chamber music linked to the opera se...

November 20, 2016

The Chicago Cubs – from loveable losers to World Series champions!  I think most of Chicago was searching for a way to show their support, and perhaps feed a superstition or two… how awful would it have been to only show half-hearted support and then not win the Series...

November 19, 2016

Members of the renowned Lyric Opera Orchestra talk about their greatest joys and challenges!

Click here to read the feature article from the Don Quichotte program book.

I arrived at my first Lyric service of the season greeted by a bespectacled gentleman holding a camera. “May I take your photograph?” he asked smiling broadly.

This was my introduction to Del Hall, an Emmy award winning photo-journalist who has spent his career document...

November 1, 2016

Roger Pines has spent his entire professional life in opera, including the past 21 years at Lyric Opera of Chicago, where his title is dramaturg*. “Opera speaks to me as nothing else does,” he says. “I’ve always felt that way. When I hear a great opera performance, I’m...

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