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DR. VON LYRIC: May I Have This Dance?

October 13, 2015

Dear opera goers, opera fans, and fellow "flaneurs" on the streets and byways of the Internet, I'm glad to be returning… »

Get to Know In the Penal Colony

October 12, 2015

Background on In the Penal Colony by John Conklin, BLO Artistic Advisor In the Penal Colony premiered in 2000 at ACT… »

Kelly and Jesus in a New Bohème: An Interview by Richard Dyer

October 7, 2015

In Puccini’s La Bohème, the poet Rodolfo meets the delightful seamstress Mimì on a freezing Christmas Eve in 1830, and… »

The Puccini Puzzle

October 5, 2015

By Harlow Robinson Portrait of Giacomo Puccini circa 1900 photographer Mario Nunes Vais (1856–1932) Today, an operatic world without Puccini’s La Bohème seems… »

Words, Words, Words: Paris 1968

October 1, 2015

By John Conklin In the two blazing months of the "Paris Spring of '68," the City of Lights became the City… »

La Bohème Fun Facts

September 30, 2015

Giacomo Puccini was the descendent of a long line of musicians and composers who served his native Lucca, a small… »