L’Opera Petite 2024

It’s audition time! You may fill out your audition application HERE This year each participant will perform an entire role from a standard one act or micro opera live with sets and costumes. Participants will receive audition coaching culminating in a live audition with industry professionals in Southern California and have the opportunity to audition […]

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…100 years in the making

Lyric Opera of Orange County will present Ethel Smyth’s Fête Galante at the Chance Theater in Anaheim, California on March 8, 9, & 10, 2024. The production will be the West Coast premiere on the opera’s centennial with live orchestra. The orchestration is by Valerie Langfield, a UK based musicologist championing the work of Smyth. […]

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Meet the Maestri

We are thrilled to welcome two powerhouse conductors to the podium. Jacob Sustaita will be our conductor for La Boheme this January. LOOC’s Principal Conductor, Doris Lang Kosloff will be joining tht performance as the piano orchestra before taking up the baton for our highly anticipated production of Fete Galante this March! JACOB SUSTAITA Jacob […]

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Triple Match Challenge Results

We were SOOOO close and even though we missed our fundraising goal by a mere $1,600, we are so grateful to everyone who donated and shared in the effort. Our sincere gratitude to the Gonzalez & Graulich families for making this a reality and continuing to bring opera to EVERYONE in Orange County and Southern […]

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A $50,000 Dream Come True

Lyric Opera OC offered a 2:1 Match for $50,000 fundraising goal You read that right! We have been offered generous match opportunities in the past, but nothing like this… We are so grateful to the Gonzales Family, who has offered $20,000 worth of matching funds for our end of the year fundraising campaign – BUT, it […]

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OPERA America News

Lyric Opera OC is now a Professional Member level organization with OPERA America! We are thrilled to announce this achievement, as 1 of only 200 companies with this distinction in the US, we are so grateful for the possibilities this opens for the future. Thank you, OPERA America! […]

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Thank you, CAC!

Join us in singing the praises of the California Arts Council for selecting Lyric Opera OC as a recipient of TWO $21,000 Operational Grants over the next two years. This incredible opportunity requires donor matches, so show your ongoing support but donating to our MATCH FUND!This grant helps staff our new “LOOC In-Schools” programs. Learn more here! […]

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