The breadth and depth of education and community programs at Boston Lyric Opera ensure that your opera experience doesn’t begin and end with the curtain. Opera fans of all ages and experience levels can get closer to opera through …

Schools & Youth

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Music! Words! Opera!

Teachers lead their students through the study of an operatic masterwork and apply what they’ve learned to creating an original opera in the classroom.



Community Events

Join us for a variety of outreach events for all ages throughout the Season, from interactive small workshops to large-scale free concerts.



Signature Series

These provocative presentations evoke opera’s role in the broader context of art and culture using dance, film, fine art, literature and music performance. Presented in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and other Boston cultural institutions.


Opera Night at the BPL

This series of lectures and mini-performances at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square will prepare you for an enjoyable evening at the opera.

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Pre-Performance Talks

Insight into BLO's productions is provided right in the Shubert Theatre of the Citi Performing Arts Center prior to each performance.