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Utah Lyric Opera (ULO) is a company based in Utah Valley committed to promoting Utah's highest caliber of artists and nurturing the burgeoning talents of Utah's future opera professionals.  ULO produces timeless operas in fresh, innovative and often updated stagings, while honoring the traditions that have made opera great.

Past seasons at Utah Lyric Opera have included major concerts and opera productions at Provo City's Covey Center for the Arts featuring Ronan Tynan, formerly of the Three Irish Tenors, and other outstanding artists such as Tony Award winner Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, Grammy nominee Kirsten Gunlogson, international sopranos Paula Goodman Wilder and Kearstin Piper Brown, and tenor Jason Baldwin, to name a few.

Beyond it's main-stage productions, ULO's dedication to the development of aspiring and emerging artists is exemplified through its Summer Opera Workshop training program

(In collaboration with Utah Vocal Arts Academy, now anticipating its third season, and through various outreach programs such as the Orem Public Library Performance Series.

ULO is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization.

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Who We Are

"ULO has set a high bar for itself, and I eagerly anticipate watching them reach and exceed that standard again and again. They’ve proven that they have both the talent and the resources to bring great operas to the community. We’re ready to receive them”

- Michael Wyatt, Reichel Recommends


Artistic Staff

Elizabeth Hansen, Executive Director

Isaac Hurtado, Associate Director

Marc Reynolds, Associate Director


Board of Directors


Reid Lambert, chair

Elizabeth Hansen

Isaac Hurtado

Jay Nicol

Michael Malmgren

Kenneth Harris

Scott McDonald


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