Ryan Opera Center Recital Series

First Sundays at 7:00 pm
formally dressed artists pose together in a grand theater lobby

Artists of the Ryan Opera Center (Photo: Kyle Flubacker)

Members of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s professional artist-development program perform.

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center prepares emerging artists for careers in opera by providing unique, comprehensive training and experience. Established in 1974 as the professional artist-development program for Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Ryan Opera Center has been recognized as one of the premier programs of its kind in the world for nearly five decades.

The radio series features Ensemble members in recital throughout the year, showcasing a wide variety of repertoire. Each program in the 2023/24 season includes one or more selections by composers of color. To find out more about the Ryan Opera Center visit: lyricopera.org/ryanoperacenter

Special: Ryan Opera Center Rising Stars in Concert

June 9, 2024, 5:00 pm

A showcase performance by The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center 2023/24 Ensemble with the Lyric Opera Orchestra conducted by Stefano Sarzani.