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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
ADDRESS >>  20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago IL 60606 United States
PHONE >>  312-332-2244
FAX >>  312-419-8345
WEB SITE >> www.lyricopera.org
MISSION STATEMENT / DESCRIPTION >>
"We believe in the life-changing, transformational, revelatory power of great art and opera. Lyric Opera of Chicago exists to provide a broad, deep, and relevant cultural service to the Chicago region and the nation, and to advance the development of the art form of opera by:

  • Producing and performing consistently thrilling, world-class opera, with a balanced repertoire that encompasses core classics, lesser-known masterpieces, and new works.

  • Creating a diverse, innovative, wide-ranging program of community engagement and education activities that reaches the widest possible public.

  • Developing exceptional emerging operatic talent.
"

VENUE LOCATION >>
STAFF LISTINGS >>
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Anthony Freud *
General Director

Sir Andrew Davis
Music Director

Renée Fleming
Creative Consultant

Drew Landmesser
Deputy General Director

Mary L. Selander
Director of Development

Brent Fisher
Director of Finance

Lisa Middleton
Director of Marketing

Nicholas I. Martin
Director of Operations and Special Initiatives

Andreas Melinat
Director of Artistic Administration

Cayenne Harris
Lyric Unlimited Director

Christopher Jabin
Director of Institutional Giving

Alexandra Day
Director of Public Relations

Kelley Ahuja
Director of Human Resources

Dan Novak
Director, Ryan Opera Center

Michael Smallwood
Technical Director

Thomas Young
Director of Music Administration

Ian Derrer
Director of Production

Rich Regan
Director of Facilities

Christoph Ptack
Associate Artistic Administrator

Nicole Proulx
Executive Assistant to the General Director



Spring 2014 Magazine Issue
  • From Gold Rush to Google
  • Before, After and During Opera Conference 2014
  • OPERA America's New Works Forum Expands and Explores
Contact Us
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
P 212-796-8620 • F 212-796-8621
Info@operaamerica.orgDirections
From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
MTA Web site.