Lyric Opera of Chicago Tickets
Founded by Nicolà Rescigno, Lawrence Kelly and Carol Fox in 1954, the Lyric Opera of Chicago is among the leading opera companies in the United States. Norma was the first opera which was performed by the company at the Civic Opera House and starred a Greek-American Soprano, Maria Callas. Since then, the Lyric Opera of Chicago has been wowing the audience with its amazing performances and has staged many successful operas. This season, the company will be bringing back operas like, Carmen, Eugene Onegin, Norma and My Fair Lady. If family entertainment is what you are after then grab a pair of Lyric Opera of Chicago tickets and attend one of its shows live.
Lyric Opera of Chicago Tickets
- The National, Civic Opera House, tickets for 12/12 19:30 at Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL
- Tue Dec 12 2017
- The National, Civic Opera House, tickets for 12/13 19:30 at Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL
- Wed Dec 13 2017
- Jesus Christ Superstar, Civic Opera House, tickets for 04/28 19:00 at Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL
- Sat Apr 28 2018
The Lyric Opera of Chicago has been entertaining masses with spellbinding performances for decades. Millions have attended the company’s spectacular shows and now it is your turn to experience the magic.
The dawn of the Lyric
It is safe to say that the Lyric of Chicago is one of the greatest opera companies in the world. The company came into existence in 1954 as Lyric Theatre of Chicago and is the brainchild of Lawrence Kelly, Carol Fox and Nicolà Rescigno. A couple of years later in 1956, the company changed its name to the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The company announced Renée Fleming as its first creative consultant in 2010 while Sir Andrew Davis has been serving as the music director since 2000.
Norma was the first opera which was performed by the Lyric of Chicago and it featured the recipient of Commendatore OMRI, Maria Gallas in the lead role. The company then went on to stage many popular operas. This season it will once again present, Norma along with Carmen, Eugene Onegin and My Fair Lady. If you don’t want to miss out on these epic shows then get your hands on Lyric Opera of Chicago tickets today and enjoy the spectacle live with your family and friends.
Norma is the result of the creative genius of Vincenzo Bellini and Felice Romani. It was first performed in 1831 at Milan’s La Scala where it gave 34 performances in its first season. The opera was loved by the world and became a leading example of the bel canto genre. Over the years, many stars have featured in the main role of the opera including, Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Montserrat Caballé and Cecilia Bartoli.
Norma has tasted great critical success. The show is now scheduled to be performed by the Lyric Opera of Chicago at the Civic Opera House. You can expect vocal fireworks from, Sondra Radvanovsky as she plays the part of Norma live.
Based on the Prosper Mérimée of the same name, Carmen is an opera which is composed by Georges Bizet while Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac are the authors of its libretto. The opera premiered at Paris’s Opéra-Comique in 1875 and since then has been revived many times. In the late 80s, Carmen was staged for the first time in New York and received mixed response from the critics. Today, the opera enjoys worldwide success.
This time, Ekaterina Gubanova will be acting in the lead role of Carmen and will be entertaining you with her amazing performances. She has also received positive reviews from critics for her acting skills. You can now watch her live as she enchants you with her voice so, make your way to the Civic Opera House and get your before it’s too late.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky composed music for many successful operas throughout his life including, Eugene Onegin. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Alexander Pushkin. The opera was first seen in Moscow’s Maly Theatre in 1879 and was later staged in Prague, Hamburg, London, Vienna and New York City.
The opera is now going to be performed at the Civic Opera House and will be presented by the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Apart from mind blowing performances, you can expect to enjoy great music as well.
My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady was introduced to the world as a musical and instantly became a critical hit. It received several Tony Awards and an Oscar winning film adaptation of the musical was also released. Now, My Fair Lady is finally going to be presented as a grand scale production by the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The show will not only feature a star studded cast but will also include the musical’s signature songs like, I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face, Get Me to the Church on Time and Wouldn’t it be Loverly?
All these opera shows will be taking place live at the Civic Opera House this season. If you are planning to spend some time with your loved ones then this is the best opportunity to do just that. Book your Lyric Opera of Chicago tickets now as they are in high demand.