UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

THE PASSENGER

WEINBERG

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

February 24, 28, 2015
March 9, 12, 15

TOSCA

PUCCINI

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

February 27, 2015
March 3, 8, 11, 14

FIDELIO

BEETHOVEN

 

OPERA OMAHA

April 17, 19, 2015

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

ROSSINI

 

PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL

July 9, 12, 2015

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

MOZART

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

September 26, 30, 2015
October 3, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 24

WOZZECK

BERG

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

November 1, 4, 7, 12, 16, 21, 2015

DER ROSENKAVALIER

STRAUSS

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

February 8, 13, 16, 20, 2016
March 4, 7, 10, 13

LATEST NEWS

Puccini's masterpiece, Tosca, returns to Lyric Opera stage

20 January 2015

In the operatic repertoire, there are many iconic pieces that define the genre. Puccini's timeless classic, Tosca, is a prime example of opera at its finest. In this new-to-Chicago production, directed by John Caird and conducted by Dmitri Jurowski, the story of the young actress and her battle for love amidst political turmoil is brought to life with dark and haunting visuals, along with visceral singing that will leave you with chills.

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Weinberg's The Passenger brings the past to vivid life

18 February 2015

With performances through March 15, Lyric Opera of Chicago brings Weinberg's The Passenger to the Civic Opera House stage. This haunting tale, based on the true story of a Holocaust survivor, takes place on a cruise ship in the 1960s, where a former Nazi SS Officer is forced to relive her time in Auschwitz. Haunted by her past, she is stunned when she thinks she recognizes a fellow passenger; is it really Marta, her former prisoner? With gripping performances and an incredibly realistic production, this is a new opera not to miss.

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Smoak to bring many different roles to life in 2015/16 Lyric Opera season

22 February 2015

With the official announcement of Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2015/16 season, Smoak will be involved in several exciting productions in the upcoming season, including playing Antonio in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Apprentice #1 in Wozzeck directed by Sir David McVicar, and Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. More information and full production details coming soon!