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The Drowned Woman: The Cult of L’Inconnue

March 3, 2015

A note before we begin... What is a death mask? A death mask  is a wax or plaster cast made of… »

Aleksandr Ostrovsky’s Groza

February 26, 2015

By Magda Romanska, Ph.D., BLO Dramaturg"Alexander Ostrovsky" by Vasily Perov Leoš Janáček’s Kátya Kabanová is based on an 1859 Russian play… »

DR. VON LYRIC: Another candidate for the most beautiful song ever written

February 25, 2015

While searching out a video of Ezio Pinza for the Crossover post, I came across  a version of the aria… »

Kátya Kabanová: Political and Cultural Context

February 20, 2015

By Magda Romanska, Ph.D., BLO Dramaturg The scholar of Central Europe, Larry Wolff (2006) classifies Kátya Kabanová as a modernist opera,… »

DR. VON LYRIC: BLO’s upcoming Opera Night at the BPL, February 24

February 19, 2015

I see that BLO, in association with the Boston Public Library, is presenting a program on February 24 at 6:00… »