Lyric Opera House tickets
Lyric Opera House is a music venue in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The building was modeled after the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, and it was inaugurated on October 31, 1894, with a performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Australian opera singer Nellie Melba as the featured soloist. The Grote Zaal (Great Hall) of the Concertgebouw after which the Baltimore Lyric Opera House was modeled. It was the home of the Baltimore Opera Company, which went into liquidation in 2009. Among the orchestras that performed in the Lyric Opera House are the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (until 1982), Metropolitan Opera, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. In the early 20th century, the Lyric Opera featured opera tenor Enrico Caruso who appeared there with the Metropolitan Opera in a performance of Flotow's Martha, a boxing match between Joe Gans and Mike Sullivan, and the first public showing of electric cooking in Baltimore, as well as hosting speakers like Aimee Semple McPherson, Will Rogers, Richard Byrd, Clarence Darrow, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and William Jennings Bryan.