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Lisa O’Hare and Richard Grant (Courtesy of Lyric Opera)

From “Downton Abbey” to “My Fair Lady,” a conversation with the stars of Lyric Opera’s spring musical.

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When Plácido Domingo takes the stage at Lyric Opera of Chicago this week, he will be reaching new pinnacles in a career that is already astonishing for its accomplishments and longevity. 

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Ana Maria Martinez and Charles Castronovo.

Performances from two of the international stars from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s season finale.

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Renée Fleming and Doug Peck talk with “Chicago Tonight” about the upcoming concert.

A major, Chicago-centric concert this weekend showcases the city’s many voices.

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He has become one of the world’s top operatic tenors: Matthew Polenzani is back for a return engagement on Chicago Tonight. 

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Okka von der Damerau in "Das Rheingold." (Courtesy of Lyric Opera of Chicago)

Lyric Opera’s principal conductor and one of the stars currently on stage join us in conversation and song.

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The King and I’

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Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban in 'The King and I' (Courtesy of the Lyric Opera)

The star of "The King and I," now on stage at the Lyric Opera, talks about her Evanston roots and performs songs from the production.

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Renée Fleming; Credit: Decca/Andrew Eccles

Renée Fleming, creative consultant for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, discusses the upcoming season at the opera house which will feature an opera curated by her.

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Feliz Cinco De Mayo! On this fifth of May, watch Mariachi Aztlán perform "El Ritmo de México” ("The Rhythm of Mexico") from Lyric Opera of Chicago's recent production of the mariachi opera, El Pasado Nunca se Termina or The Past is Never Finished.

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Lyric Opera presents its annual musical, Carousel. Singers will discuss and perform two songs from the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein show.

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Watch a mariachi opera set in 1910 Mexico; enjoy a musical set in 1950s Las Vegas; and kick off the running season in present day Grant Park. Chicago Tonight ​has your weekend picks.

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Two years ago, Lyric Opera of Chicago presented what was called the world's first mariachi opera. It was well-received and a big hit with audiences--so much so that it spawned another mariachi opera. This time around it's a Lyric Opera commission that has brought back together the same creative team and many of the same performers from the previous work. Its title is El Pasado Nunca Se Termina or The Past Is Never Finished, and it's receiving its world premiere here in Chicago.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein hit the opera house when Lyric Opera stages The Sound of Music. We hear from two stars and get an in-studio performance of “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.” Read an interview with the actress who plays Maria in the musical, Jenn Gambatese.

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From North Shore native to international opera star, tenor Matthew Polenzani joins us to talk about growing up in Chicago and his stellar career. And he shows us why he's one of the most sought-after operatic performers.

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The world’s first Mariachi opera is being performed by Lyric Opera of Chicago. We hear from Lyric’s General Director, Anthony Freud -- who commissioned the work -- and hear some selections from the opera that is taking Chicago’s Latino community by storm.

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A special effect goes horribly wrong at a Lyric Opera of Chicago rehearsal, seriously burning an actor. We have the latest on his condition and what the company has to say.