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 singers and pianists 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 more than four decades.
The radio series features Ensemble members in recitals throughout the opera season, showcasing a wide variety of repertoire. Each program in the 2021/22 series also features at least one piece by composers of color. To find out more about the Ryan Opera Center visit: lyricopera.org/ryanoperacenter
Anthony Reed and Pianist Chris Reynolds
Ryan Opera Center bass Anthony Reed along with Chris Reynolds on piano bring us a fascinating program of vocal bass works from the 16th to the 20th century.
Soprano Maria Novella Malfatti; pianists Chris Reynolds and Craig Terry
Soprano Maria Novella Malfatti in a collection of songs by Victor Schertzinger, Charles Lloyd, Jr., Franz Schubert, and Vincenzo Bellini.