PostHeaderIcon “Yardbird” Soars High

"Yardbird" places jazz great, Charlie Parker, inside Birdland, the jazz club named in his honor, as he attempts to write a final masterpiece before the news of his passing is made public. He relives incidents and people from his life.

PostHeaderIcon Two Lovers & Two Letters

Lyric is mounting a smart, stylish production of "Eugene Onegin", the story of two star-crossed lovers and the role two letters play in the story.

PostHeaderIcon “Norma”, Lyric’s New Vocal Gem

The opera “Norma” holds a special place in Lyric Opera’s legacy. It was first performed during Lyric’s opening season (1954) by the iconic soprano, Maria Callas. Yet, those who were in the audience at last Saturday’s opening night performance … Read more

PostHeaderIcon The Disappearing Mathematician

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920) was a mathematical genius whose contributions to the theory of numbers include pioneering discoveries related to the partition function. He was mainly self-taught and his mastery of fractions, infinity and string theory was unequaled by living mathematicians … Read more

PostHeaderIcon “Les Troyens” Conquers Lyric

The season is still quite young and Lyric Opera has scored its second blockbuster triumph with its first-ever staging of Hector Berlioz‘s epic music-drama, “Les Troyens”. The work is so massive in scale (monumental chorus, orchestra, ballet company … Read more