Lyric Opera of Chicago
2008-2009 Lecture Series at Skokie Public Library

Lyric Opera lectures include information about the historical time, composer, story, and musical highlights of the opera. Each one-hour lecture will be held in the Mary Radmacher Meeting Room. Click on a lecture title to register online or call 847.673.3733.

The Library also has a wonderful selection of related materials including commentaries, DVDs, and music CDs. Please visit the Lyric Opera of Chicago website for additional information about each opera.


Season Preview Lecture
    Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 1:30pm

Porgy and Bess
    Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 7:00pm

Madama Butterfly
    Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 1:30pm

Tristan und Isolde
    Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 7:00pm

Cavelleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
    Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 1:30pm

Abduction from the Seraglio
    Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 7:00pm