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Opera Dives Deep: And So It Begins

Prior to arriving in Kansas City for Lyric Opera’s production of The Shining, composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell joined Opera Dives Deep via Zoom to discuss their careers, inspiration, and secrets behind the making of the opera! “I knew this piece had legs right away.” -Mark Campbell Q: What can you tell us […]

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March Newsletter, 2023

Spring is approaching, and with it, the major opera event of the season: The Shining! 😱 In addition, we have some fabulous engagement opportunities to enrich your experience at the show, including a special Community Conversations event at the Apple Store on the Country Club Plaza! 💬 After The Shining we move on to Listen, […]

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February Newsletter, 2023

February kicks off with Orpheus Affair in the Lyric’s production arts building in the Crossroads. Tickets are just $75 and include drinks, food, and impactful art installations. 🎨 And most importantly, proceeds go towards the support of Lyric Opera of Kansas City programs. February also holds learning opportunities to get you prepped for The Shining, which makes its Kansas […]

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January Newsletter, 2023

The new year brings exciting and engaging opportunities to connect with Lyric Opera 🎵 with exciting art installations at Orpheus Affair, 🎭 a spooky trip to the Overlook Hotel, 👻 the annual Lyric Opera Ball, a zany children’s opera about all the ways to listen, and a reflection of Stephen Sondheim’s work. VIEW CALENDAR First, we start […]

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Inspiring Amahl: What Gifts Do You Bring?

8-minute read

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November Newsletter, 2022

Now that we are beyond Halloween 🎃, fall is in full swing as we rush toward the end of 2022. There are many opportunities to enjoy opera 🎶, from its grandest and most heartbreaking in La traviata to its touching and sweet in Amahl and the Night Visitors 🐪. Community Conversations continue with an engaging opportunity to connect […]

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October Newsletter, 2022

Long-sleeved shirts and flannels are starting to appear at the Lyric’s production space as we prepare for our next production, La traviata 🎼. Is pumpkin spice opera a thing 🎃? Anyway, October brings several opportunities to connect with us before our next mainstage performance at the Kauffman Center. Read more below about our next Community Conversations and […]

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September Newsletter, 2022

The end of summer is here! 🌞 That might mean cooler days approaching in Kansas City, but the stage at the Kauffman Center will heat up with live opera when we open Carmen on September 24. 💃 Read below to learn more about adult education 📚 opportunities to deepen your experience of Carmen and our […]

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Carmen in Pop Culture

5-minute read

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July Newsletter, 2022

With Independence Day behind us, Lyric Opera is officially in summer mode 😎. But, even though the stage is quiet at the Kauffman Center, our offices are abuzz 🐝 in preparation for the upcoming season. Read below to hear what’s happening at the opera this July, including single tickets going on sale July 18, information on the upcoming Educator Open House, and learn more about the benefits of becoming a season subscriber!

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