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Looking Back on In the Penal Colony: Feedback and Reviews

November 23, 2015

As we approach the holiday season, let's take a moment to look back on our seventh Opera Annex production, In… »

In the Penal Colony: A Sneak Peek!

November 11, 2015

Check out this special SNEAK PEEK from Monday evening's Dress Rehearsal for In the Penal Colony! This Season's Opera Annex… »

The “Real” Devil’s Island

November 4, 2015

By John Conklin, BLO Artistic Advisor In his short story "In the Penal Colony," it is often accepted that Kafka was… »

Math, Magic, and Music: An Interview with Carl Rosenberg, Acoustician

October 29, 2015

We sat down recently with Carl Rosenberg, an acoustician with Acentech, Inc. who consults with BLO on Opera Annex productions,… »

Living Legend: Philip Glass Visits the MFA

October 23, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, Boston Lyric Opera was honored to join the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Shapiro Celebrity Lecture… »

“Variety, Curiosity, Exploration:” A Composer in Search of Almost Everything

October 21, 2015

By John Conklin, BLO Artistic Advisor In my blog article on Philip Glass, I mentioned the multitude of forms, genres, performance… »