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Austin Lyric Opera

Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 West Riverside Drive

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This small, professional opera company, founded in 1985, presents three productions a year.  The range is wide: comic and tragic, classic and contemporary, and rare and well-known.  Distinguished artists are frequently showcased in the company’s productions. Pre and post performance events offer the audience the opportunity to meet artists and gain a more intimate experience at the opera.

Austin Lyric Opera Information

  • Public Transportation: Good (a short walk from buses 5, 110, and 484 at South 1st Street/Riverside Drive, and bus 30 at Barton Springs Road/Bouldin Avenue)
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Yes (Handicapped/Accessible Parking is also available)
  • Performance/Programs: Five productions/20 performances
  • Ticket Prices: Prices vary by date, time, and performance selected
  • Subscriptions: Season ticket holders are invited to “Inside the Opera Studio,” where they are able to meet the artists and learn more about the opera in an intimate setting. They also receive a special rewards card, offering discounts at local establishments.