Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Lyric Opera of Kansas City

WEST SIDE STORY hasn’t aged enough in sixty-one years. Despite the limitations of the era in which it was written, it somehow sits in a timeless bubble of music, romance, and relevancy.

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Lyric and KC Public Library Host Conversation with Jamie Bernstein, Daughter of Leonard Bernstein

Lyric Opera General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler has announced that the company will co-sponsor a free special event with the Kansas City Public Library.

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Lyric Opera Now Owns Richard J. Stern Opera Center Debt Free

Lyric Opera announced today that the company has closed the acquisition of the Richard J. Stern Opera Center, which was financed in part with $10.5 million in federal funding. The company now owns the facility debt-free.

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Review: RIGOLETTO at Lyric Opera of Kansas City

The Lyric Opera’s production of Verdi’s RIGOLETTO is a beautiful rendering of the tragic tale.

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Lyric Opera Sets 18/19 Seaon, Includes WEST SIDE STORY

Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2018-2019 season.

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Kansas City’s Best Shows of 2017
As an amazing year of performance in Kansas City comes to an end, we’re wrapping up our picks for the best productions of 2017. We asked our critics which of the 66 shows we reviewed this year have truly stuck with them, and below are their favorites. The following,... Read more
Review: EVEREST at Lyric Opera of Kansas City

EVEREST is part of a turning point in modern opera. There is a strong desire for stories more closely connected to the times we live in. For work that is relevant and no longer uses the same plots and gimmicks.

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Review: EUGENE ONEGIN at Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s EUGENE ONEGIN is a Russian masterpiece by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin. The work centers on the lives and loves of Russian landholders but is accessible to anyone who has experienced love, loss or loneliness.

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Lyric Opera Continues Their Exploration Series with a Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced their next Exploration Series performance.

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Lyric Opera Brings All New Production of EUGENE ONEGIN to Kansas City

Lyric Opera of Kansas City opens its 60th Anniversary season with Tchaikovsky’s compelling masterpiece, EUGENE ONEGIN at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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