Ryan Opera Center Recital Series

First Sundays at 7:00 pm

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

Tenor Travon D. Walker, Baritone Laureano Quant, and Pianist Michael Banwarth

October 1, 2023, 7:00 pm

Our recital features music from around the world including Italy, Germany, the US, and Spain. With works by Margaret Bonds, Ben Moore, Paolo Tosti, Richard Strauss, and Lerner and Loewe.