Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago, founded in 1954, is one of the world's greatest opera companies. It is renowned internationally for its artistic excellence and financial strength. Over the past two decades the company has achieved unparalleled success in its ticket sales, averaging 100% attendance from 1988-2002, and more than 90% attendance since that time. Lyric Opera is also distinguished for having operated in the black for 23 of the past 24 years.

When and where to tune-in

Saturdays from 1 p.m. to approx 4 p.m. on Classical 91.5

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Recently on Lyric Opera of Chicago

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Mozart wraps up the Lyric Opera of Chicago broadcast season.  Tune in on July 12th for the start of the LA Opera broadcasts.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

This month (6/21) the Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Rossini's hilarious The Barber of Seville, featuring baritone Nathan Gunn as Figaro.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents an 8-week broadcast series beginning May 17 at 1:00 p.m. with Verdi's Otello.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Lyric Opera of Chicago wraps up its season this month with these two American operas.