Lyric Opera of Kansas City


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Lyric Opera of Kansas City 
1725 Holmes St. 
Kansas City, MO 64108-1208


Administration (816) 471-4933
Ticketing & Patron Services (816) 471-7344
Fax (816) 471-0602



Neal Long, Manager of Education and Community Engagement


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Located in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads community, Lyric Opera creates transformational opera experiences through our performances and through our outreach and education initiatives. We also aim to develop talent, repertoire, programs and productions that bring the best of Lyric Opera of Kansas City to the world.


Founded in 1958, the Lyric Opera brings high quality live operatic performances to the people of the Kansas City area and five-state region. Repertoire choices encompass original language performances of standard repertory as well as contemporary and American operas, including a 2015 production of the Pulitzer-prize winning Silent Night.  The Company seeks to mount productions that enrich the community it serves, as well as reflect the highest artistic standards of the profession. Lyric Opera offers innovative programs designed to further music and arts education both in schools and in the community. These programs as well as its innovative productions of classic and contemporary operas make Lyric Opera of Kansas City indispensable to the community.