Strengthening its status as a “culinary capital of the world,” Chicago has been chosen to play host to the prestigious James Beard Foundation awards ceremony, known as the Oscars of the restaurant world.
The principal violist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago was one of 142 people who became an American citizen today and she was part of the naturalization program, playing the Star Spangled Banner.
Bruno Bartoletti, an orchestra conductor who was associated with the Lyric Opera of Chicago for a half-century, and who championed modern opera as well as classic works, died on Sunday in his native Tuscany, a day before his 87th birthday.
Six months from now, the Lyric Opera accident that left fire-breathing stilt-walker Wesley Daniel with second-degree burns on his neck will likely be only a “bad memory,” Daniel’s doctor said Thursday.
Onstage in the Civic Opera House, a 24-year-old performer was critically burned, says the fire department.
The Lyric stage has seen Aida, Lohengrin and Faust. And now comes a Mariachi Opera, premiering April 7.
A former Citadel football player has changed gears 180 degrees in his career, and now performs at the Lyric Opera.
The principal violist for the Lyric Opera has died unexpectedly.
If you have the urge to be onstage but not say anything, the Lyric Opera is in search of extras.
The Lyric Opera has reached an agreement with the union representing its performers, thus averting the threat of a strike that could have delayed the season.
Houston Grand Opera general director Anthony Freud will soon take over Chicago’s Lyric Opera.
A Lyric Opera patron was arrested over the weekend after allegedly shoving an usher twice when he was not allowed back into a performance of “Carmen” after leaving to get opera glasses.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago reports that star mezzo-soprano Kate Aldrich has withdrawn from all of her scheduled performances this month.