Reviews of recent Lyric Opera main stage productions can be found below. For press inquiries, contact Ellen McDonald, Publicity Consultant, at (816) 444-0052 or

S. Fairbank: Opera: Richard Wagner / Journey to Valhalla by S. Fairbank

Musical America: Paul Moravec's The Shining on Record by Clive Paget

The Pitch: Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s world-premiere cast recording of The Shining has an axe to grind by Brock Wilbur

pizzicato: The Shining: Ein packendes Psychodrama von Norbert Tischer (German)

Gramophone: MORAVEC The Shining (Schwartz) by Andrew Farach-Colton

Ritmo: Moravec: The Shining by Daniel Pérez Navarro (Spanish)

Luister: Beschaafde Horror. by Tim Nijhof (Dutch)