A project of the Renée Fleming Initiative, Lyric Young Professionals is a group of dynamic opera lovers dedicated to building a new generation of supporters for Lyric Opera of Chicago. 

Lyric's Young Professionals membership is for you

- if you are between ages 21 and 45
if you are looking to network with like-minded professionals
- if you enjoy attending unique social events

- if you are interested in learning about opera

- if you want to be a part of the new generation of Lyric’s supporters

Special Benefits
- Exclusive ticket offers and access to the LYP Medley Subscription
- Exclusive intermission receptions at designated performances
- Cocktails and Conversation with Lyric Insiders and special guests
- Two passes to a designated working rehearsal at Lyric Opera
- Two admissions to the Season Preview Concert and Rising Stars in Concert
- Collaborations with other Chicago Young Professional organizations 

Please contact Charles Russell Roberts at 312-827-5656 or croberts@lyricopera.org for more information or to join! 


President—Patrick M. Callahan                                                 

Vice President—
Justin Breitfelder                                                         
Secretary—Charlotte Winters 

Event Logistics Co-Chair—Jennifer Delagrange

Event Logistics Co-ChairLisa DeAngelis

Event Promotions Chair—Claudine Tambuco

Membership Chair—Martha Grant

Member at Large—Laura Guili

Member at Large—Santosh Venkatamaran

Lyric Young Professionals
Important Dates

Friday, March 11, 2016 Romeo and Juliet Medley Series pre-opera dinner
Saturday, March 12, 2016  Backstage Tours
Thursday, April 7, 2016  La Triviata
Friday, October 28, 2016  Halloween Masquerade


What is the LYP Medley Series?
The LYP Medley Series is a subscription package available only for active members of Lyric Young Professionals. This exclusive series allows LYP members to choose from a selection of dates and build a personalized subscription package of three or more operas with $35 best available seats.  Regular prices are often near $200 – your savings are substantial!

How do I purchase tickets?
Please call 312.827.5600

Do I have to be a member of Lyric Young Professionals to purchase an LYP Medley Series?
Yes, the LYP Medley Series is only available to members of Lyric Young Professionals. All members must be active and current with their dues in order to participate. To become a member, pay your dues, or learn more, call 312.827.5656

Can I purchase additional tickets for my friends?
Yes, Medley subscribers may purchase up to two Medley subscriptions and add on up to four additional $35* tickets for each performance. Add on tickets are subject to availability. Additional tickets purchased may not be seated directly together.

*One-time $6 subscription fee not included

Where will I be seated and when will I receive my tickets?
Lyric will assign you to our best available seats 24-72 hours before your performance. At that time, Print-At-Home tickets will be delivered to your inbox. Although every effort will be made to place Medley subscribers on the Main Floor, all tickets purchased at this promotional rate will be seated based on availability. 

May I exchange my LYP Medley tickets?

Yes, exchanges are possible via phone with at least 5 days notice; your new date must be valid for the LYP Medley Series. Fees may apply.


Medley Series Dates:

The Marriage of Figaro

   Sat. Sept. 26 (sold out)
  Wed. Sept. 30

    Wed. Oct. 7
   Sat. Oct. 10
   Sun. Nov. 1
  Wed. Nov. 4

Sat. Nov. 7
The Merry Widow

  Tues. Nov. 17
  Fri. Nov. 20
Bel Canto

  Mon. Dec. 7 (sold out)
 Thurs. Dec. 10

 Sat. Jan. 23 (sold out)
 Wed. Jan. 27 (sold out)
Der Rosenkavalier

 Mon. Feb. 8
 Sat. Feb. 13
 Mon. Mar. 7
Romeo and Juliet

 Mon. Feb. 22
 Fri. Mar. 11

Check out some photos from our Halloween Party!