We offer a wide array of educational experiences for people of all ages and opera expertise.

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Learn about all of Lyric Opera’s various community programs:

Explore the Score

Join us for a conversation with the conductors of our operas, as we learn more about the scores and composers throughout the season. All programs are FREE to attend.

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At Ease With Opera

The Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild presents the award-winning At Ease With Opera lecture series throughout the season in conjunction with Lyric Opera productions. All programs are FREE to attend.

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Lyric Opera Book Club

Join Lyric Opera and fans of opera and literature for our Book Club, with readings covering topics related to Lyric Opera productions.

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Opera to Go!

Whether new to the opera or a long time supporter, we know that many individuals in retirement communities cannot attend an actual opera performance. Opera to Go! brings live opera to those individuals.

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Words + Music

Words + Music is a collaboration that brings together the WORDS from young writers in the Coterie Theatre’s Young Playwright’s Roundtable and the MUSIC from students in the UMKC Composition Department and the Composers in the Schools program.

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Veterans Chorus

In conjunction with the Lyric Opera production of Silent Night and the 100 year Commemoration of the WWI Christmas Truce, Lyric Opera brought together a chorus of Veterans who love to sing and singers who love Veterans.

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Be a Part of Lyric

We are grateful for the passion and dedication that our patrons show through participation in groups supporting the Company.  Learn More