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Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra

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Mar 13, 2024

Enrique Mazzola has extended his contract as music director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago through 2030-31. Read more here.


Apr 21, 2022

Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra’s benefit concert raises $48,000 to support Ukrainian refugees. Read more here.

Apr 7, 2022

On April 9th, the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra will present a benefit concert in support of Ukraine, featuring music by Ukrainian composers. Read more here.

Feb 4, 2022

Chicago Lyric Opera has announced its 2022-23 season. Read more here.


May 20, 2021

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced its 2021-22 season. Read more here.

Mar 9, 2021

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced additional programs to its 2020-21 season. Read more here.


Nov 13, 2020

Lyric Opera of Chicago and its musicians have reached a modified labor agreement. Read more here.

Oct 22, 2020

We remain committed to finding a resolution that will help both Lyric and the musicians navigate these difficult times, yet preserve Lyric as Chicago’s premier cultural institution for future generations. Musicians of the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra. Read more here.

Jul 19, 2020

Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra musicians perform virtually for hospital patients in partnership with Sharing Notes. Read more here.

Jun 16, 2020

Chicago Lyric Opera cancels remainder of 2020 season. Read more here.

Apr 5, 2020

Chicago Lyric Opera postpones remainder of 2019-20 season; productions rescheduled. Read more here.

Mar 20, 2020

Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra musicians take pay cut to benefit freelancers. Read more here.


Nov 4, 2019

Chicago Lyric Opera inaugurates a commitment to more contemporary works. Read more here.

Sep 16, 2019

Lyric Opera of Chicago announces Enrique Mazzola as their new Music Director. Read more here.