A veteran of over 30 years at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Eric Weimer has coached over 120 Lyric productions, as well as an additional 100 productions in other international houses, including the Metropolitan Opera and the Bayreuth Festival. Renowned particularly for his expertise in German opera, he has prepared no less than 15 different productions of Wagner’s epic Ring cycle. Active also as recitalist and conductor, he has worked with most of the leading singers and conductors of the past generation.