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Web Site:www.lyricopera.org
Phone:312-332-2244
Fax:312-419-8345
Facebook:facebook.com/lyricopera
Twitter:@LyricOpera
YouTube:youtube.com/user/LyricOperaofChicago
Address:Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Budget Level: 1

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.
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Julia FaulknerDirector of Vocal Studies
Anthony FreudGeneral Director
Drew LandmesserDeputy General Director
Roberta LaneChief Financial Officer
Elizabeth HurleyChief Development Officer
Lisa MiddletonDirector of Marketing
Michael SchoenigTechnical Finance Manager
NicholasI.MartinDirector of Operations and Special Initiatives
Vincente MiliantiSenior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis
Andreas MelinatDirector of Artistic Administration
Cayenne HarrisLyric Unlimited Director
Liz LandonDirector of Human Resources
Dan NovakDirector, Ryan Opera Center
Rich ReganDirector of Facilities
Michael SmallwoodTechnical Director
Stephanie KarrSenior Director of Music Administration
Cameron ArensDirector of Rehearsal Administration
Linda NguyenExecutive Assistant to the General Director
Cory LippielloDeputy Director of Artistic Planning
Holly GilsonDeputy Director of Communications
Adriane FinkDirector, Institutional Partnerships
Nathaniel HamiltonPR Manager
Angela DeStefanoAssociate Director - Guild Board
Renée FlemingCreative Consultant
Deborah HareAssistant Director of Donor Services and Special Events
Daniel MossSenior Director of Institutional Partnerships
Jonathan SinerSenior Director of Planned Giving
Angela LarsonDirector of Annual Giving
Lawrence DelPilarDeputy Director of Development
Libby RosenfeldAssociate Director - Major Gifts
Magda KranceManager of Media Relations
Crystal CoatsDirector of Community Programs
Meaghan StainbackAssociate Director of Individual Giving
Stefany PhillipsMarketing and Public Relations Coordinator
Tracy Galligher YoungDeputy Director of Marketing
Todd SneadDirector of Learning Programs
Emma SchererRyan Opera Center Manager
Amber CullenDirector of Philanthropy
Will RajVice President, IT
Kate LaterSenior Director - Special Events and Women's Board
Amy TinucciDirector of Development Operations
Kevin  KrasinskiArtist Services Manager
Sarah SappersteinAssociate Director, Institutional Partnerships
TitleComposerOpening Night
42nd StreetWarrenFriday, May 29, 2020
SiegfriedWagnerThursday, April 16, 2020
Die WalküreWagnerTuesday, April 14, 2020
Das RheingoldWagnerMonday, April 13, 2020
GotterdammerungWagnerSaturday, April 4, 2020
GötterdämmerungWagnerSaturday, April 4, 2020
The Queen of SpadesTchaikovskySaturday, February 15, 2020
Madama ButterflyPucciniThursday, February 6, 2020
Don GiovanniMozartThursday, November 14, 2019
Dead Man WalkingHeggieSaturday, November 2, 2019
Luisa MillerVerdiSaturday, October 12, 2019
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniSaturday, September 28, 2019
West Side StoryBernsteinFriday, May 3, 2019
An American DreamPerlaFriday, March 15, 2019
AriodanteHandelSaturday, March 2, 2019
La traviataVerdiSaturday, February 16, 2019
ElektraStraussSaturday, February 2, 2019
CendrillonMassenetSaturday, December 1, 2018
Il trovatoreVerdiSaturday, November 17, 2018
SiegfriedWagnerSaturday, November 3, 2018
Idomeneo, King of CreteMozartSaturday, October 13, 2018
La bohèmePucciniSaturday, October 6, 2018
Jesus Christ SuperstarLloyd WebberFriday, April 27, 2018
Fellow TravelersSpearsSaturday, March 17, 2018
FaustGounodSaturday, March 3, 2018
Cosi fan tutteMozartSaturday, February 17, 2018
I puritaniBelliniSunday, February 4, 2018
TurandotPucciniTuesday, December 5, 2017
The Pearl FishersBizetSunday, November 19, 2017
Die WalkureWagnerWednesday, November 1, 2017
The Scorpions' StingBurrySaturday, October 14, 2017
RigolettoVerdiSaturday, October 7, 2017
Orpheus and EurydiceGluckSaturday, September 23, 2017
My Fair LadyLoeweFriday, April 28, 2017
Eugene OneginTchaikovskySunday, February 26, 2017
CarmenBizetSaturday, February 11, 2017
NormaBelliniSaturday, January 28, 2017
Don QuichotteMassenetSaturday, November 19, 2016
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiSaturday, October 15, 2016
The Magic FluteMozartFriday, October 14, 2016
Das RheingoldWagnerSaturday, October 1, 2016
Eugene OneginTchaikovskySunday, March 20, 2016
Les TroyensBerliozSunday, March 13, 2016
Romeo and JulietGounodMonday, February 22, 2016
Der RosenkavalierStraussMonday, February 8, 2016
NabuccoVerdiWednesday, January 13, 2016
Bel CantoLopezMonday, December 7, 2015
The Merry WidowLehárSaturday, November 14, 2015
WozzeckBergSunday, November 1, 2015
CinderellaRossiniSunday, October 4, 2015
The Marriage of FigaroMozartTuesday, September 15, 2015
Second NatureAucoinWednesday, August 19, 2015
CarouselRodgersFriday, April 10, 2015
The Property: A Klezmer OperaMarhuletsWednesday, February 25, 2015
The PassengerWeinbergTuesday, February 24, 2015
TannhäuserWagnerMonday, February 9, 2015
ToscaPucciniSaturday, January 24, 2015
Anna BolenaDonizettiTuesday, December 9, 2014
Porgy and BessGershwinTuesday, November 11, 2014
Il trovatoreVerdiFriday, October 10, 2014
CapriccioStraussThursday, October 9, 2014
Don GiovanniMozartTuesday, September 9, 2014
The Sound of MusicRodgersFriday, April 4, 2014
La clemenza di TitoMozartMonday, March 3, 2014
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSunday, February 2, 2014
RusalkaDvorákSunday, February 2, 2014
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Thursday, December 12, 2013
ParsifalWagnerMonday, November 11, 2013
La traviataVerdiMonday, November 11, 2013
Madama ButterflyPucciniThursday, October 10, 2013
OtelloVerdiWednesday, October 9, 2013
El Pasado Nunca Se TerminaMartinezFriday, March 15, 2013
Die Meistersinger von NurnbergWagnerSaturday, February 2, 2013
RigolettoVerdiSaturday, February 2, 2013
La bohèmePucciniTuesday, January 1, 2013
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckTuesday, December 11, 2012
WertherMassenetSunday, November 11, 2012
Don PasqualeDonizettiSunday, November 11, 2012
Simon BoccanegraVerdiWednesday, October 10, 2012
ElektraStraussTuesday, October 9, 2012
AidaVerdiSunday, March 25, 2012
RinaldoHandelSaturday, March 24, 2012
Show BoatKernSaturday, March 17, 2012
The Magic FluteMozartSunday, January 22, 2012
Boris GodounovMussorgskyTuesday, November 29, 2011
Ariadne auf NaxosStraussTuesday, November 22, 2011
The Tales of HoffmannOffenbachSaturday, October 29, 2011
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiMonday, October 10, 2011
HerculesHandelThursday, March 3, 2011
LohengrinWagnerWednesday, February 2, 2011
The Girl of the Golden WestPucciniSaturday, January 1, 2011
The MikadoSullivanWednesday, December 8, 2010
A Masked BallVerdiThursday, November 11, 2010
A Midsummer Night's DreamBrittenMonday, November 8, 2010
CarmenBizetSunday, October 10, 2010
MacbethVerdiWednesday, October 6, 2010
The Damnation of FaustBerliozTuesday, February 2, 2010
The Marriage of FigaroMozartTuesday, February 2, 2010
The Elixir of LoveDonizettiFriday, January 1, 2010
The Merry WidowLehárWednesday, December 9, 2009
Katya KabanovaJanácekWednesday, November 11, 2009
ErnaniVerdiSaturday, October 10, 2009
FaustGounodThursday, October 8, 2009
ToscaPucciniWednesday, September 9, 2009
Die Entführung aus dem SerailMozartTuesday, March 3, 2009
Cavalleria rusticanaMascagniMonday, February 2, 2009
PagliacciLeoncavalloMonday, February 2, 2009
Tristan and IsoldeWagnerThursday, January 1, 2009
Madama ButterflyPucciniFriday, December 12, 2008
Porgy and BessGershwinTuesday, November 11, 2008
LuluBergSunday, November 9, 2008
Les Pêcheurs de perlesBizetThursday, October 9, 2008
ManonMassenetTuesday, September 9, 2008
Eugene OneginTchaikovskyMonday, March 3, 2008
Il barbiere di SivigliaRossiniSaturday, February 2, 2008
FalstaffVerdiTuesday, January 1, 2008
TurandotPucciniFriday, December 14, 2007
Doctor AtomicAdamsWednesday, December 12, 2007
Die Frau ohne SchattenStraussSunday, November 11, 2007
Giulio CesareHandelTuesday, November 6, 2007
La bohèmePucciniThursday, October 4, 2007
La traviataVerdiSunday, September 9, 2007
Così fan tutteMozartFriday, February 2, 2007
Dialogues of the CarmelitesPoulencFriday, February 2, 2007
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Roméo et JulietteGounodSaturday, November 11, 2006
Il trovatoreVerdiTuesday, November 7, 2006
SalomeStraussTuesday, October 10, 2006
TurandotPucciniSaturday, September 9, 2006
Iphigénie en TaurideGluckSaturday, September 9, 2006
Orfeo ed EuridiceGluckThursday, February 2, 2006
Der RosenkavalierStraussWednesday, February 1, 2006
RigolettoVerdiSunday, January 1, 2006
The Magic FluteMozartSunday, December 4, 2005
The Midsummer MarriageTippettWednesday, November 2, 2005
La CenerentolaRossiniTuesday, October 4, 2005
Manon LescautPucciniMonday, October 3, 2005
CarmenBizetFriday, September 2, 2005
GötterdämmerungWagnerSaturday, March 19, 2005
Das RheingoldWagnerThursday, March 3, 2005
Die WalküreWagnerThursday, March 3, 2005
SiegfriedWagnerThursday, March 3, 2005
The Magic FluteMozartSaturday, January 1, 2005
FidelioBeethovenSaturday, January 1, 2005
ToscaPucciniSaturday, January 1, 2005
A WeddingBolcomSunday, December 5, 2004
The Cunning Little VixenJanácekMonday, November 1, 2004
Das RheingoldWagnerFriday, October 1, 2004
AidaVerdiFriday, October 1, 2004
Don GiovanniMozartWednesday, September 1, 2004
The Pirates of PenzanceSullivanMonday, February 2, 2004
Madama ButterflyPucciniMonday, February 2, 2004
Lucia di LammermoorDonizettiThursday, January 1, 2004
FaustGounodTuesday, November 11, 2003
SiegfriedWagnerSunday, November 9, 2003
Le nozze di FigaroMozartTuesday, September 9, 2003
ReginaBlitzsteinTuesday, September 9, 2003
A Masked BallVerdiSunday, February 2, 2003
PartenopeHandelSunday, February 2, 2003
Samson et DalilaSaint-SaënsWednesday, January 1, 2003
La traviataVerdiWednesday, January 1, 2003
Sweeney ToddSondheimMonday, November 11, 2002
Die WalküreWagnerSaturday, November 9, 2002
Cavalleria rusticanaMascagniMonday, September 9, 2002
PagliacciLeoncavalloMonday, September 9, 2002
SusannahFloydMonday, September 9, 2002
The Magic FluteMozartSaturday, February 2, 2002
ParsifalWagnerSaturday, February 2, 2002
ThaïsMassenetTuesday, January 1, 2002
La bohèmePucciniTuesday, January 1, 2002
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckMonday, December 10, 2001
Billy BuddBrittenSunday, November 11, 2001
I Capuleti e i MontecchiBelliniSunday, November 4, 2001
Street SceneWeillSaturday, October 6, 2001
OtelloVerdiSunday, September 9, 2001
The Flying DutchmanWagnerFriday, February 2, 2001
Hansel and GretelHumperdinckMonday, January 1, 2001
ToscaPucciniMonday, January 1, 2001
The Barber of SevilleRossiniMonday, January 1, 2001
JenufaJanácekSaturday, November 11, 2000
RigolettoVerdiTuesday, October 10, 2000
The Great GatsbyHarbisonFriday, October 6, 2000
The Queen of SpadesTchaikovskySaturday, September 9, 2000
CarmenBizetWednesday, February 2, 2000
AttilaVerdiSaturday, January 1, 2000
The Elixir of LoveDonizettiSaturday, January 1, 2000
Tristan und IsoldeWagnerSaturday, January 1, 2000
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Tuesday, December 7, 1999
MacbethVerdiThursday, November 11, 1999
A View from the BridgeBolcomSunday, October 10, 1999
AlcinaHandelSunday, October 10, 1999
FalstaffVerdiThursday, September 9, 1999
Die Meistersinger von NürnbergWagnerTuesday, February 2, 1999
Die FledermausStrauss, Jr.Friday, January 1, 1999
Roméo et JulietteGounodFriday, January 1, 1999
Rise and Fall of the City of MahagonnyWeillWednesday, November 11, 1998
La traviataVerdiThursday, November 5, 1998
Ariadne auf NaxosStraussSaturday, October 10, 1998
Mourning Becomes ElectraLevyFriday, October 9, 1998
La GiocondaPonchielliWednesday, September 9, 1998
La traviataVerdiMonday, February 2, 1998
The Marriage of FigaroMozartMonday, February 2, 1998
MefistofeleBoitoThursday, January 1, 1998
The Pearl FishersBizetThursday, January 1, 1998
Madama ButterflyPucciniFriday, December 12, 1997
La bohèmePucciniTuesday, November 11, 1997
Idomeneo, King of CreteMozartFriday, October 10, 1997
Peter GrimesBrittenMonday, October 6, 1997
NabuccoVerdiTuesday, September 9, 1997
Between Two Worlds (The Dybbuk)RanFriday, June 6, 1997
NormaBelliniSunday, February 2, 1997
AmistadDavisWednesday, January 1, 1997
Madama ButterflyPucciniWednesday, January 1, 1997
TurandotPucciniWednesday, January 1, 1997
The Magic FluteMozartThursday, December 12, 1996
SalomeStraussMonday, November 11, 1996
Un re in ascoltoBerioMonday, November 11, 1996
The ConsulMenottiThursday, October 10, 1996
Il tabarroPucciniMonday, September 9, 1996
Suor AngelicaPucciniMonday, September 9, 1996
Gianni SchicchiPucciniMonday, September 9, 1996
Don CarloVerdiMonday, September 9, 1996
Das RheingoldWagnerSunday, March 3, 1996
Die WalküreWagnerSunday, March 3, 1996
SiegfriedWagnerSunday, March 3, 1996
GötterdämmerungWagnerFriday, February 2, 1996
FaustGounodMonday, January 1, 1996
The Magic FluteMozartMonday, January 1, 1996
Andrea ChénierGiordanoSaturday, November 11, 1995
Don GiovanniMozartSaturday, November 11, 1995
The Ghosts of VersaillesCoriglianoTuesday, October 10, 1995
Don PasqualeDonizettiTuesday, October 10, 1995
Simon BoccanegraVerdiSaturday, September 9, 1995
XerxesHandelSaturday, September 9, 1995
SiegfriedWagnerSunday, January 1, 1995
Don GiovanniMozartSunday, January 1, 1995
The Makropulos AffairJanácekSunday, January 1, 1995
AidaVerdiFriday, December 2, 1994
CandideBernsteinThursday, November 3, 1994
CapriccioStraussWednesday, November 2, 1994
The Rake's ProgressStravinskyTuesday, October 4, 1994
FedoraGiordanoSaturday, October 1, 1994
The Barber of SevilleRossiniSaturday, October 1, 1994
Boris GodunovMussorgskyThursday, September 1, 1994
Orpheus DescendingSaylorWednesday, June 1, 1994
WozzeckBergSaturday, January 1, 1994
Il trovatoreVerdiWednesday, December 1, 1993
Die WalküreWagnerWednesday, November 3, 1993
Così fan tutteMozartMonday, November 1, 1993
ToscaPucciniSaturday, October 2, 1993
SusannahFloydFriday, October 1, 1993
Don QuichotteMassenetThursday, September 2, 1993
La traviataVerdiWednesday, September 1, 1993
The Old Maid and the ThiefMenottiSaturday, May 1, 1993
L'Heure espagnoleRavelSaturday, May 1, 1993
Das RheingoldWagnerFriday, January 1, 1993
Le CidMassenetFriday, January 1, 1993
La bohèmePucciniWednesday, December 2, 1992
Pelléas et MélisandeDebussyMonday, November 2, 1992
Un ballo in mascheraVerdiSunday, November 1, 1992
McTeagueBolcomSaturday, October 3, 1992
The Bartered BrideSmetanaThursday, October 1, 1992
OtelloRossiniWednesday, September 9, 1992
ElektraStraussThursday, September 3, 1992
TurandotPucciniWednesday, January 1, 1992
Madame ButterflyPucciniWednesday, December 4, 1991
The Elixir of LoveDonizettiSunday, November 3, 1991
The GamblerProkofievFriday, November 1, 1991
The Marriage of FigaroMozartWednesday, October 2, 1991
I puritaniBelliniTuesday, October 1, 1991
MefistofeleBoitoWednesday, September 4, 1991
Antony and CleopatraBarberSunday, September 1, 1991
PositionTypeDate Submitted
Vice President for Principal GiftsFull-Time6/7/2019
Vice President for Individual and Organizational GivingFull-Time6/7/2019
Institutional Partnerships AssistantFull-Time6/5/2019
Assistant to the Chief Development OfficerFull-Time6/3/2019
Senior Director of Development OperationsFull-Time5/29/2019
Facilities CoordinatorFull-Time5/29/2019
Gift Planning InternshipSeasonal5/20/2019
Assistant, Office of the General DirectorPart-Time5/9/2019
Technical AssistantFull-Time5/3/2019
Special Events CoordinatorFull-Time5/1/2019
Presentation and Events CoordinatorFull-Time5/1/2019
Technology Support SpecialistFull-Time4/23/2019
Telemarketing Call Center Representative Part-Time4/17/2019
Lyric Concierge RepresentativePart-Time3/29/2019
Bag Search (Security)Part-Time3/22/2019
Special Events Summer InternshipFull-Time2/22/2019
Marketing Summer InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
Digital Marketing Summer InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
Data Analytics Summer InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
IT Operations InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
Group Sales Summer InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
Graphic Design Summer InternshipPart-Time2/22/2019
Manager of Prospect ResearchFull-Time2/1/2019
Telefund Call Center RepresentativePart-Time7/30/2018
Lyric Concierge RepresentativeSeasonal7/20/2018
Inbound Call Center RepresentativePart-Time7/11/2018

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