Signature Series

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Boston Lyric Opera presents the Signature Series in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and other Boston cultural institutions. These dynamic programs employ a variety of art forms such as fine art, literature, and music through performance and multimedia to highlight opera’s role in the broader context of art and culture.

Upcoming events:

Opera at the Movies: Amadeus
In partnership with Somerville Theatre
Friday, April 10 | 7-10:30 pm

Art in Bloom at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BLO performs at Members’ Night!
Saturday, April 25 | 6-9 pm

Inspiration in the Face of Adversity: Humanitarians and Artists
In partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Sunday, May 17 | 1-4 pm

Sponsors:

Gerard and Sherryl Cohen, Signature Series Season Sponsors | Judith K. Marquis and Keith F. Nelson, The Artist Sings Sponsors

Massachusetts Cultural Council

ArtWeek Boston

Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series in partnership with Somerville Theatre
Opera at the Movies

AmadeusmovAmadeus
Friday, April 10 | 7-10:30 pm
$10 adult/$7 senior
Presented in 35mm!

Experience the grandeur and the drama of Amadeus the way it was meant to be enjoyed—on the big screen! The historic and beautiful Somerville Theatre welcomes Boston Lyric Opera for a special screening of Miloš Forman’s Academy Award®-winning Amadeus (1984), the story of Mozart’s music and life as told by his rival, Salieri.

This just in! Somerville’s Aeronaut Brewing Co. joins in the fun, bringing a beer special to the theatre for this one-of-a-kind eventenjoy a selection for purchase from the bar!

Kick off your evening with a live performance by Duncan Rock, BLO’s own Don Giovanni, enter to win tickets to BLO performances and more, then delve into a sweeping story of genius, passion, jealousy, and, above all, glorious music.

To purchase tickets, please visit the Somerville Theatre website.

Aeronaut Brewing Co.
Somerville Theatre

 

Valid I.D. required for all purchases of alcoholic beverages.

Art in Bloom at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Saturday, April 25 | 6-9pm
BLO performs at Members’ Night!
http://www.mfa.org/programs/special-event/members-night

BLO visits the popular MFA annual event, Art in Bloom, for a unique series of pop-up performances in the galleries during Members’ Night, Saturday, April 25. BLO performances take place between the hours of 6:30-8:30pm, so explore and find us among the flowers!

About Art in Bloom:
This exuberant spring festival features fine art and floral design, with offerings of guided tours, workshops, and high tea among MFA treasures. Garden clubs and professional designers from across New England create floral arrangements inspired by the MFA’s works of art. Art in Bloom runs from April 25-27. Daily demonstrations and lectures on flowers in the home, Ikebana, and garden design are featured daily.

Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Inspiration in the Face of Adversity: Humanitarians and Artists
Sunday, May 17 | 1-4 pm

Remis Auditorium
$32 member/$40 non-member

Sonali Deraniyagala, economist; author of Wave
Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard University; co-founder, Partners in Health
Russell Lord, Freeman Family Curator of Photographs, New Orleans Museum of Art
Ryūji Miyamoto, photographer
Performers from Boston Lyric Opera

Inspired by the upcoming exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” join us for an afternoon to discuss how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity. Author and economist Sonali Deraniyagala recounts her survival and recovery following the 2011 Indonesian earthquake and tsunami. Humanitarian Paul Farmer shares insights from on-the-ground operations across the world. In the second half of the program, hear the artistic response to recovery with presentations from artist Ryūji Miyamoto of Japan and Russell Lord of New Orleans. Artists from Boston Lyric Opera end the afternoon with a musical meditation on human recovery.

Sponsored by Estrellita Karsh.

To learn more or purchase tickets, please visit the MFA website.