Lyric Opera of Kansas City


The Lyric Opera of Kansas City exists to enrich the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the region by offering a broad repertoire of professional operatic experiences. The Lyric Opera of Kansas City was founded in 1958 by Russell Patterson. In 54 years the Company has produced numerous works including three world premiere operas. In the fall of 1998, the Company began performing operas in the original language, a tradition which continues today. The Company currently produces four performances of four productions per season at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts located at 1601 Broadway in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

How Your Donation Helps

92.2% of your car donation will go toward helping Lyric Opera of Kansas City Inc. with their project: Opera Productions.

7.8% will go toward the project: Opera Education and Community Engagement.



  • Cultural performances
  • Community theatrical group

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1960

Your donations to Lyric Opera of Kansas City Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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