Civic & Ryan Opera Center

June 3, 2024

Overview

Members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s renowned artist development program join the Civic Orchestra of Chicago for a glamorous evening featuring selections from operatic favorites, including Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Puccini’s La Bohème and Offenbach’s La Grand-Duchesse de Gérolstein. Roberto Kalb leads the assembled forces in this grand finale to the Civic Orchestra’s 2023/24 Season.

Ticket Information
Pay what you wish, starting at $5, for this concert. By paying for your ticket, you demonstrate the value music plays in your life and help make this performance available to all. Seating is general admission.

Schedule
Program
Mozart

Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart

Act II of The Marriage of Figaro

Wagner

Prelude to Tristan und Isolde

Puccini

Act III of La Bohème

Verdi

Tarantella from The Lady and the Fool Suite

Offenbach

Dites-lui qu'on l'a remarqué distigué from La Grand-Duchesse de Gérolstein

Offenbach

En trés bon ordre nous partîmes from La Grand-Duchesse de Gérolstein

Rodgers (arr. Bennett)

It's A Grand Night for Singing from State Fair

Extras

Enhance your concert experience.

Photo Op with Chicago Drag Artists

drag queens

Celebrate the end of Civic's 2023/24 Season, the start of the 50th anniversary season for Lyric Opera of Chicago's Ryan Opera Center and the beginning of Pride Month! Join fabulous Chicago drag artists for a photo op in Grainger Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. No additional tickets required.

Sponsors

The 2023/24 Civic Orchestra season is generously sponsored by Lori Julian for the Julian Family Foundation, which also provides major funding for the Civic Fellowship program.

This performance is generously sponsored by Lori Julian for the Julian Family Foundation, Nancy Dehmlow, Fred and Phoebe Boelter, Mr. Philip Lumpkin, Liisa Thomas and Stephen Pratt, Dora J. and R. John Aalbregtse, Ms. Pamela Crutchfield, David and Janet Fox, Merle Jacob, Judy and Scott McCue, Susan Norvich, Julian Oettinger, Larry Simpson, in memory of Edward T. Zasadil, Steve & Megan Shebik, Ms. Cynthia Vahlkamp & Mr. Robert Kenyon and the Negaunee Music Institute Board.