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Press Releases

Lyric Opera press releases for the past 15 months can be found below.  For press inquiries, contact Ellen McDonald, Publicity Consultant, at 816.444.0052 or publicity@kcopera.org.


August 18, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-17 Season Kicks off with Hansel and Gretel


July 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Launch of Explorations, a New Performance Series


June 24, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Selection of First-Ever Resident Artists


May 10, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Awarded Art Works Award from National Endowment for the Arts


March 25, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2015-16 Season to Conclude with Bizet’s Carmen


March 4, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Eclectic 2016-2017 Season
at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


February 12, 2016

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love


October 9, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Premiere Rare Czech Opera – Dvořák’s Rusalka


October 6, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Three New Key Staff Appointments


August 31, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Launch of Resident Artists Program


August 24, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2015-2016 Season to Open with ALL NEW PRODUCTION of Mozart’s Haunting Don Giovanni


August 17, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Conductors for 2015-16 Season


May 6, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Major Artistic Reorganization


March 18, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Present the Popular and Beloved Tosca


February 9, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces 2015-2016 Season at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


January 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City to Debut Pulitzer Prize Winner Silent Night February 21-March 1 In Commemoration of WWI Centennial


December 10, 2014

Media Alert: Tosca Children’s Chorus Auditions Announced


December 1, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Vinson Cole & Friends, Sunday January 11, 2015


October 6, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2014-15 Season Continues with Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers


September 2, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Verdi’s La Traviata to open 2014-15 Season


July 31, 2014

Over There! 1914 Field Dining Experience and Cabaret August 23 at the World War I Museum


May 6, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces New Key Staff Appointments


March 26, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents NEW PRODUCTION of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus To Close the 56th Season


March 10, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces 2014-2015 ‘Season to Cherish’ at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


February 13, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Puccini’s Masterpiece La bohème


October 9, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute to Continue 2013-14 Season


August 15, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Bellini’s The Capulets and the Montagues to Open 2013-14 Season


July 25, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces New Key Board and Staff Appointments


July 19, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Two Conductor Changes for the 2013-14 Season


March 4, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents The Mikado


February 25, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces 2013-2014 Season


January 17, 2013

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents The Flying Dutchman


September 18, 2012

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Il Trovatore


August 14, 2012

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Madama Butterfly


August 1, 2012

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces New Casting for Second Season at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


July 24, 2012

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City Offers Youth Opera Camp


July 17, 2012

Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Solar Link US Inc., Announce Partnership


July 1, 2012

Lyric Opera Elects New Board of Directors

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