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Founded in 1954. Long Live Passion.
Founded in 1954. Long Live Passion.

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Lyric's 2017/18 season opens this Saturday with Gluck's immortal ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE. For the first time, Chicago audiences can see The Joffrey Ballet together with Lyric's principal singers, chorus, and orchestra. Experience two of the city's most iconic institutions on one stage through October 15!
Orphée et Eurydice
Orphée et Eurydice
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Lyric Opera stars, chorus, and orchestra will perform excerpts from Rossini, Mozart, Gounod, and Verdi on Friday, Saturday 11, beginning at 7:30pm at the Jay Pritzker Pavillion. This annual concert is free and open to the public!
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Following a sold-out performance in January, Lyric Opera and The Second City are back onstage together, now through June 30! Reserve you spot now, shows are selling out!: www.lyricopera.org/secondcity
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"The Second City Guide to the Opera" at Lyric Opera of Chicago
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We can't get enough of choreographer Gemze de Lappe! In this Associated Press video feature, watch her work with "Oklahoma!" performers onstage.
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Watch choreographer Gemze de Lappe in action and learn more about her 70-year history with "Oklahoma!"
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Ever wonder how a new production comes to life? Watch director Gary Griffin, conductor James Lowe, choreographer Gemze de Lappe, and costume designer Mara Blumenfeld in action as they tell the cast and company what’s in store with this new production of "Oklahoma!"
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Rave reviews for our new cast of LA BOHÈME, starring Anna Netrebko and Joseph Calleja! 

A very limited selection of excellent Main Floor tickets remain. Act quickly to secure your seats: http://goo.gl/JAa1y
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Tonight at 6 pm CST, tune into 98.7 WFMT or www.wfmt.com to hear the sixth Ryan Opera Center Recital Series program, “Voices of Women,” featuring Emily Birsan, Tracy Cantin, J'nai Bridges, Cecelia Hall, and ROC alumna Susanna Phillips, accompanied by Eric Weimer. The program will be re-broadcast Sunday, March 10, at 11 pm.
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We love our social media families, and today we're celebrating an exciting milestone -- 10,000 followers on Twitter! As a thank you, we have a special RIGOLETTO ticket offer: $29 tickets for tonight (March 4), or $39 tickets for Thursday, March 7. Enter promo code SOCIAL before adding to your shopping cart to unlock your discount. And if you don't already, be sure to follow us on Twitter at @LyricOpera!
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Announcing the 2013/14 season: Verdi's OTELLO, Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Wagner's PARSIFAL, Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, Strauss's, DIE FLEDERMAUS, Rossini's THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, Dvořák's RUSALKA, and Mozart's LA CLEMENZA DI TITO!

There's more-- we are excited to announce five years of classic Rodgers and Hammerstein American musical theater, presented with the same thrilling passion and artistry as our mainstage operas; Renée Fleming and Jonas Kaufmann in a Subscriber Appreciation Concert; a Family Matinee performance of a kid-friendly adaptation of The Barber of Seville; and much more!

Learn more: http://www.lyricopera.org/
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