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Design a Stunning Blog

When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. Check out...

Grow Your Blog Community

With Wix Blog, you’re not only sharing your voice with the world, you can also grow an active online community. That’s why the Wix blog...

Remembering Violist Matt Mantell

The Chicago area musical community has lost a dear friend and treasured colleague. Matt Mantell, violist, lost his battle with cancer on...

Grassroots Collaborative Award

Cellist William Cernota and Chicago Federation of Musicians President Terryl Jares On October 11, Chicago Lyric Opera musicians joined...

Member Recordings—Paul Dwyer!

Our own Paul Dwyer spent some of his off-season in the recording studio, and just released the first installment of the complete cello...

Member Recordings—Dionne Jackson!

Assistant Principal Flute Dionne Jackson's most recent cd is Parisian Inspirations. We have some exceptionally talented colleagues in The...

Congratulations Judi!

Photo credit: Todd Rosenberg One of the first things that happened this season, even before we got started rehearsing, was an audition...

Opening Night

It gets pretty fancy around the Opera House on opening night. Our intrepid photographers got some photos of arriving audience members...

We're back, Baby!

That's right! After 6 months away from the Opera House, it's good to get back and reacquainted with everyone in the pit. Some of our...

Opera Babies

We've got 2 new babies to celebrate! French Horn player Fritz Foss and his wife Sarah welcomed their son August on January 16, and Pat...

End of Season Party

Maestro Davis with some of our guys Susan Warner, clarinet, and Mark Brandfonbrener, cello Laura Deming, cello ...

We stand with the CSO Musicians

Being on strike is no fun (trust us, we know). It takes a lot of fortitude to make the decision to go without pay and walk a picket line...

A Gracious Meeting

This article is part of a series about Lyric Opera of Chicago audience members we orchestra players get to know and care about. Last Fall...

Matt Comerford, Trumpet, Retires

We bid a fond farewell to Matt Comerford, our beloved Co-Assistant Principal Trumpet, who retired at the end of the 2019 season. Matt...

Gala with Renee Fleming

Twenty-five years ago Renée Fleming made her Lyric Opera debut as the namesake in Susannah by Carlisle Floyd. Last month, we celebrated...

IN RESPONSE

The New York Times ran an article titled ‘Opera Has a Problem: Fans Aren’t Subscribing’, by Michael Cooper (Dec. 21, 2018). In it, ...

Doing Good

Violinist Bing Jing Yu performs at Prentice Hospital as part of Sharing Notes, an organization devoted to bringing comfort and joy to...

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