May 2015 Lyric Notes - Lyric Opera of Chicago

May 2015 Lyric Notes

Welcome to Lyric Notes, Lyric Opera of Chicago's eNewsletter!

It's the final week (and your last chance!) to see Lyric's dazzling new production of Carousel, that has received both audience and critical acclaim from around the nation. There are just seven more performances before we bid farewell to a cast "stacked with Broadway stars" that has drawn four star reviews! Then, on May 9, the world renowned piano virtuoso Lang Lang makes his only Chicago appearance of 2015 in a thrilling recital — and the final performance of Lyric's 2014/15 Season. But have no fear - the 2015/16 Season is just around the corner! Meet some of the debuting artists in the first four of the season's operas and a new Ryan Opera Center Ensemble, plus preview two special concerts that are open only to subscribers in this month's Lyric Notes!

Four Stars: Rave Reviews for Carousel

Lyric's new production of Carousel is one of the most celebrated productions of the year. It's the toast of Chicago…and could it be the toast of New York? Hear what the critics have to say about this stunning production that's worthy of Broadway. Don't miss your chance to take a ride on this Carousel before it closes on May 3.

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Why You Want To Hear and See Lang Lang at Lyric Opera

This is your only chance to see and hear Lang Lang in Chicago in 2015! Thanks to video enhancement, no matter where you sit for his recital at Lyric Opera of Chicago on Saturday, May 9, you will be able to watch his incredible keyboard technique while being swept away by his glorious music making.

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Exciting New Artists in 2015/16

It's time to meet some of the exciting new-to-Lyric artists starring in next season's first four operas!

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Stars in a Different Guise: Three Lyric Favorites Shine This Season in Concert

Concerts are hardly a once-in-a-blue-moon venture at Lyric Opera!  The company's great concert tradition continues in 2015-16 with three artists whose incomparable vocalism, superb musicality, and unique charisma have brought them ecstatic acclaim all over the world. All three are Lyric favorites whose concerts will be their only appearances with the company this season!

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There’s Still Time to Subscribe to the 2015/16 Season

Did you ever wonder where tomorrow's opera audiences are being formed? The answer is sitting right here within the Civic Opera House for many performances, where thousands of college students and young professionals take advantage of programs that provide affordable access to great performances each season.

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Ryan Opera Center Welcomes New Ensemble Members

Special offers from Chicago Dance Month and the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus.

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Special Offers for Our Readers

Special offers from Chicago Dance Month and the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus.

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