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Photo by Cory Weaver, Rigoletto, 2018

Orpheus KC

On the left, a stylized lyre with the words "Orpheus KC" to the right

Young Friends of the Lyric is now – Orpheus KC! It’s a new name, but our commitment to introducing new audiences to the art of opera remains the same. Orpheus KC offers arts lovers new to the art of opera opportunities to get involved, connect with like-minded enthusiasts, and support Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Join us for events throughout the season, including happy hours and brunches, experience our concierge service at performances and our annual event, Orpheus Affair. It is an opportunity to get to know a new art and new friends, who, like you, are just getting initiated to what, we know, will become a life-long love of opera.

Orpheus KC memberships are available online now, click the link below to become a member today! Memberships last 12 months from the time of purchase. For questions call Ticketing & Patron Services at (816) 471-7344.

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Orpheus KC Online Boutique

Did you know that Orpheus KC now has an online boutique? You can now buy all of your favorite Lyric Opera and Orpheus KC items from the comfort of your own home. It is a great place to find any opera lover their next gift. So head on over and check it out!

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Upcoming Events

Orpheus Affair: Stardust
October 2, 2021
The Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Center

Tickets on sale now!

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For more information about Orpheus KC,  contact us at OrpheusKC@kcopera.org or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/OrpheusKC.


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