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Lyric Opera

Back-To-Back Operas Show Stress Of Economy In Different Ways

AP | By MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

CHICAGO -- For sheer variety, it would be hard to top back-to-back performances at the Lyric Opera this week of the Broadway musical "Show Boat" and H...

REVIEW: Peter Sellars Takes Handel To Iraq With Lyric Opera's 'Hercules'

AP | By MIKE SILVERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A musical drama that deals with jealousy, despair, madness and death, Handel's "Hercules" was a resounding flop when first presented in 174...

TIF Money Approved For Civic Opera Building Renovations

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city's Community Development Commission on Tuesday approved providing $488,844 in tax-increment financing for the Lyric Opera of Chicago to help p...

Opera: The Real Deal!

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

There is nothing more exhilarating than being transported from this stressed out world to the complete knockout world of "real opera."