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Making of an Opera

Watch this 3 minute video about how
The Rake's Progress came together!
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In The Wings: Backstage glimpses with <em>Boston Lyric Opera

In The Wings:
Backstage glimpses with Boston Lyric Opera

Meet one of our Emerging Artists!

Simon Dyer grew up as an athlete, but as fate would have it, an injury led him to join a chorus in an afterschool program. With a little encouragement and some nurturing, Simon went on to pursue a degree in Voice Performance from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. As a student, Simon attended BLO’s performance of The Magic Flute...

By | November 22nd, 2016|

Greek Tidbits and Inside Info

After Mark-Anthony Turnage studied at Tanglewood Music Center with Hans Werner Henze in 1983, Henze arranged a commission from him for the Munich Biennale, and thus Greek premiered in 1988. The “then unknown, twenty-five-year-old English composer” had “never written a piece longer than fifteen minutes,” but...

By | November 19th, 2016|