Ryan Opera Center Recital Series

First Sundays at 7:00 pm
Ryan Opera Center Recital Series

Members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s professional artist-development program perform duo and trio recitals.

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center was established in 1974 as the professional artist-development program for Lyric Opera of Chicago. Singers from all over the world compete for a place in this program, which offers vocal coaching, coaching in languages, performance experience, and a supportive environment to learn numerous operatic roles. Since its inception, the Ryan Opera Center has been recognized as one of the premier programs of its kind in the world. The radio series features members in duo and trio recitals throughout the opera season. To find out more about the Ryan Opera Center visit: lyricopera.org/ryanoperacenter

Duo Recital: Mario Rojas and Ricardo José Rivera

December 1, 2019

Tenor Mario Rojas and baritone Ricardo José Rivera  will sing songs by French composers Charles Gounod and Gabriel Fauré.  Mr. Rojas will also sing some lesser known songs by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Mr. Rivera will be performing music of contemporary Puerto Rican composer Roberto Sierra. They will be joined on the piano by Ryan Opera Center pianist ...