UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

LA BOHÈME

PUCCINI

 

OPERA THEATRE OF SAINT LOUIS

May 21, 25, 27, 2016
June 2, 4, 8, 12, 15, 25

IN CONCERT

RYAN OPERA CENTER

 

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO

June 6, 2016

OF MICE AND MEN, ACT I

FLOYD

 

GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

July 27, 2016

OTELLO

VERDI

 

PHOENICIA FESTIVAL OF THE VOICE

August 6, 2016

LES TROYENS

BERLIOZ

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

November 13, 17, 21, 26, 2016
December 3

DON QUICHOTTE

MASSENET

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

November 19, 23, 28, 2016
December 1, 4, 7

CARMEN

BIZET

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

February 11, 15, 19, 22, 28, 2017
March 3, 6, 16, 19, 22, 25

CELEBRATING PLÁCIDO

CONCERT EVENT

 

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

March 9, 13, 2017

CYRANO

DICHIERA

 

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE

May 13, 17, 20, 21, 2017

LATEST NEWS

Ryan Opera Center artists join Civic Orchestra of Chicago at Symphony Hall

3 June 2016

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the pre-professional training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, presents a special collaborative program with The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center on Monday, June 6, at 8 p.m. led by Lyric Opera of Chicago music director Sir Andrew Davis. The program will take its cue from the many celebrations recognizing the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and will include works by Berlioz, Vaughan Williams, Verdi, Walton and Ambroise Thomas. The concert represents the third time that the two institutions have collaborated to perform together at Symphony Center, and promises to be an evening of Shakespeare-inspired artistry not to be missed!

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Entire 2015-2016 Lyric Opera season being rebroadcast on NPR stations

14 May 2016

Missed any of the exciting productions from the 2015/16 season at Lyric Opera of Chicago? Tune in on your local NPR station or stream online at wfmt.com to hear these performances in their entirety. Each performance from the Civic Opera House in Chicago is hosted by Roger Pines and Peter Van de Graaff and will be presented every Saturday from May 14 through July 9, including a bonus broadcast from 2014's production of Rusalka. For complete broadcast schedule and links, click below.

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Smoak honored with inaugural Marc Blitzstein Award at 2016 Lotte Lenya

18 April 2016

From an extremely competitive field of 224 international performers, following preliminary and semi-final rounds of competition, 14 finalists were selected to compete for the prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition Finals held by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music on April 16 at the Eastman School of Music. Of the winners, Bradley Smoak was honored with the first ever Marc Blitzstein Award, given to highlight the most outstanding performance of an individual piece from the "Golden Era" of American musical theater for his performance of "Pass that Football" from Leonard Bernstein's Wonderful Town. Click below for more information and videos of Mr. Smoak's award-winning performance.

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Bradley Smoak represented worldwide by Deborah Sanders, Rayfield Allied

8 April 2016

Effective immediately, Bradley Smoak will be represented professionally by artist manager Deborah Sanders for all opera and concert performances. Sanders is Director of Opera for Rayfield Allied, one of the premiere firms based in London, and represents singers around the world with success at every level of the business, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Australia and Washington National Opera, just to name a few. Click here for contact details or click below for the Rayfield Allied website.

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Mr. Smoak wins top prize in American Opera Society of Chicago Competition

8 March 2016

Bradley Smoak is thrilled to announce that he has won the top prize and title of "Best Vocal Artist" in the 2016 American Opera Society of Chicago Competition. The AOS was established in 1921, and this competition highlights musical talents in and around the Chicago area, including singers and instrumentalists. Contestants are judged on a variety of repertoire showing mastery of technique, style, command of language, interpretation and stage presence. The scholarship prize includes a cash award as well as an appearance in an upcoming event hosted by the AOS of Chicago.