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  • La Boheme

    Oct 6, 2018 - Jan 25, 2019

  • Lyric Opera - Choir Choir Choir

    Oct 11, 2018

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago - Idomeneo

    Oct 13 - Nov 2, 2018

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago - Siegfried

    Nov 3 - 17, 2018

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago - Il Trovatore

    Nov 17 - Dec 9, 2018

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La Boheme

October 6, 2018 - January 25, 2019

The romantic tragedy to end all romantic tragedies, La Boheme as been a staple of opera house viewing since it debuted in 1896. Puccini's enrapturing score enjoys a brand new revival in the form English director Richard Jones' revamped production, which made its world premiere in London in 2017. A co-production between the Royal Opera House and Teatro Real Madrid, its cast includes Italian soprano Maria Agresta in the role of Mimi and American tenor Micheal Fabiano as Rodolfo.

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Lyric Opera - Choir Choir Choir

October 11, 2018

Dust off your vocal pipes, because its time to let loose and sing to your heart's content as popular interactive show Choir! Choir! Choir! comes to Chicago's Lyric Opera. A collective of participating audience members are handed sheet music, divided into vocal ranges and are taught harmonies 90 minutes, performing spectacular a capella arrangements of fan favorites from guilty pleasure power ballads Living On A Prayer and When The Doves Cry to modern pop dance-floor fillers like Justin Bieber's Sorry.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago - Idomeneo

October 13 - November 2, 2018

Mozart's early masterpiece Idomeneo makes a long awaited return as part of the Lyric Opera Of Chicago's diverse 2018/19 season. The great composer's heavenly libretto was written when he was just 25 years of age, yet is imbued with musical maturity and eloquence. Don't miss this dramatic staging by the late, great Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, starring American lyric tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago - Siegfried

November 3 - 17, 2018

The third opera in Richard Wagner's sweeping Der Ring des Nibelungen, Siegfried has it all - tempestuous gods, a fearsome dragon, a courageous hero and a passionate romance. A wondrous celebration of the natural world, youth and young love, the work features the Ring Cycle's most light-hearted and joyful music as it sets up an ultimately tragic conclusion to the breathtaking saga.

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Lyric Opera of Chicago - Il Trovatore

November 17 - December 9, 2018

A roof-raising opera packed to the rafters with memorable melodies, enrapturing romance and hot-blooded jealousy, Verdi's Il Trovatore comes to the Lyric Opera Of Chicago as part of its brand new 2018/19 season. Arguably the most exciting of all romantic Italian operas, its sumptuous libretto weaves around vibrant characters as love and lust combust, creating a drama unparalleled in the grand opera tradition.

Civic Opera House

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20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

  • Year opened: 1929
  • Capacity: 3563
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The Civic Opera House is a 3,563 seat venue, making it the second-largest opera auditorium in North America. It was originally built for the Chicago Civic Opera, but today is the permanent home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Its excellent design allows for perfect sightlines from every seat and top-class acoustics. The Lyric Opera of Chicago bought the space it was renting and the venue underwent a major renovation in 1993, which was completed in 1996.

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Siam Rice
0.01 mi away at 117 N Wells St

Lloyd's
0.04 mi away at 1 South Wacker

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ABM Parking Services
0.07 mi away at 1 S. Lower Wacker Dr.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Building
0.08 mi away at 10 & 30 S. Wacker Dr.

Poetry Garage
0.15 mi away at 201 W. Madison St.

Franklin Center
0.18 mi away at 227 W. Monroe St.

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0.11 mi away at 1 South Franklin
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