A Day of Lyric Opera: Costume Sale and Free Concert September 6

September 6 is a "lyrical" day in Chicago. The famed Lyric Opera company is hosting both a costume sale at the Civic Opera House and a free concert in Millennium Park.

From 9am to 6pm you can browse and purchase over 3,000 costume pieces, including hats, in the Rice Grand Foyer of the Civic Opera House (20 N Wacker Dr.). Represented operas include Don Giovanni, The Mikado, The Voyage of Edgar Allan Poe, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, A Masked Ball, The Pirates of Penzance, the Ring cycle, The Flying Dutchman, I Capuleti e I Montecchi, and Die Fledermaus. Prices range from $1 to $200 and everything is sold as-is. The sale's free but they'd like a donation of $5, if you please.

After you've picked up this year's Halloween costume head over to Millennium Park for . The free concert starts at 7:30 in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion and includes selections from the upcoming 60th Anniversary season. Be moved by the Act One finale of Tosca, the final scene of Don Giovanni, and more. For real-time translation follow along on your phone at .  

20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606
Millennium Park Map
205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60202
In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike.
Stars of Lyric Opera
Millennium Park
205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60202
How Much: 
Free

Join Lyric for a free concert under the stars! Pack your picnic basket and bring your friends to enjoy acclaimed Lyric star voices as we celebrate a new season.

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