Lyric Opera’s 66th season loaded with milestones and key additions


Andrew Davis will lead his last season as Lyric Opera's music director in 2020-21. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)


A swan song for Davis; Joffrey Ballet on board; new seat project on tap

By Howard Reich
Chicago Tribune |
Feb 12, 2020 | 1:00 PM


Next season will be an eventful one for Lyric Opera.

Among the milestones: The 66th season will be conductor Andrew Davis’ last as music director and the Joffrey Ballet’s first as a resident company at Lyric Opera House.

In addition, once the current season ends, work will begin on installing new seats in the Ardis Krainik Theatre.

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