Stunning guests from the Chicago area filled the Lyric Opera House for a special opening night performance of Orphée et Eurydice featuring Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Joffrey Ballet. World-renowned conductor Harry Bicket lead the production with legendary director and choreographer, John Neumeier, directing performers. This new partnership brings a new element to the classic opera and creates an enchanting performance. Following the performance, Opera Ball guests moved to the Hilton Chicago Grand Ballroom for cocktails, a delicious dinner, and dancing. The Opening Night Gala was sponsored by Aon and the Opera Ball was co-sponsored by ITW and Northern Trust. lyricopera.org
Where: 309 Happ Road, Northfield
When: 6 to 8 p.m….