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Flying Dutchman-2013, Rigoletto-2014, The Inspector-2012

Press Coverage of Boston Lyric Opera

2015-2016 Season

Boston Globe – BLO season will feature Puccini, Glass, Massenet, Lehár (3/13/15)

2014-2015 Season

Harvard Crimson – ‘Katya Kabanova’ Brings Bohemia to Boston (3/24/15)

East Boston Times-Free Press, Revere Journal, Chelsea Record, Winthrop Sun Transcript – ‘Katya Kabanova’ (PDF 334KB) (3/18-19/15)

Berkshire Fine Arts – Boston Lyric Opera’s Katya Kabanova (3/18/15)

ArtsFuse – “Kátya Kabanová” at Boston Lyric Opera (3/18/15)

Boston Globe – BLO offers Boston’s first staging of ‘Katya Kabanova’ (3/16/15)

The Boston Musical Intelligencer – Vigorous Realization From BLO (3/15/15)

Boston Classical Review – Alvarez magnificent in BLO’s mixed premiere of Janacek’s “Katya” (3/14/15)

South Shore Music Critic: BLO’s “Katya Kabanova”: Turning the Other Czech (3/14/15)

Boston Classical Review – Soprano Alvarez, BLO ready to bring Boston its first Kátya (3/11/15)

Boston Globe – Getting to know Janacek on record — and onstage (3/7/15)

WBUR’s ARTery – With ‘Kátya Kabanová,’ BLO Brings Janáček Back To Boston (3/4/15)

Opera – Review of The Love Potion ( February 2015 issue)

Opera – Review of BLO’s CD, Clemency, by Christopher Webber (February 2015 issue)

Opera News – BLO’s Love Potion(PDF 1MB) (February 2015 issue)

Opera News – Review of BLO’s CD of 2013 Clemency(PDF 1MB) (February 2015 issue)

The New York Times – Hopeless Romantics, Drink This Mystery Concoction if You Dare (11/24/14)

The Wall Street Journal – Potions and Poisonous Actions (11/24/14)

Berkshire Fine Arts – Frank Martin’s Love Potion at Boston Lyric Opera (11/22/14)

The Hub Review – Love and Death in Brookline with Boston Lyric Opera (11/22/14)

The Boston Globe — Martin’s operatic potion of love and solitude (11/21/14)

The Arts Fuse — Boston Lyric Opera’s Powerful “Love Potion” (11/21/14)

Boston Classical Review — BLO serves up a poignant, captivating performance of Frank Martin rarity (11/20/14)

The Boston Musical Intelligencer — Aesthetic Reclamation of Tristan Tales from BLO (11/20/14)

The South Shore Critic — BLO’s “Love Potion” or “Vin Herbe”: Herbal Tease (11/20/14)

Brookline TAB — Ohabei Shalom to host Boston Lyric Opera production (11/20/14)

The New England Theater Geek – Love Potion Number Nine (11/20/14)

Boston Music Intelligencer — Tristan and Isolt in a Synagogue? (11/17/14)

Boston Globe – A major city needs cultural facilities to match (Op/Ed by Esther Nelson) (11/16/14) – On the Town with Chelsea Basler – Leigh Harrington (MS Word 21KB) (10/17/14)

South End News – Gender in flux – Jules Becker (10/16/14)

Boston Globe – Boston Lyric Opera’s opening night gala – Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein (PDF 901KB) (10/13/14)

Boston Globe – BLO offers a comfortable ‘La Traviata’ – Jeffrey Gantz (PDF 286KB) (10/13/14)

Opera News – The Other Tristan – Joshua Rosenblum (10/1/14)

Boston Common Magazine – Opera in the buff – Jared Bowen (PDF 849KB)

Improper Bostonian – Daring Duos

Boston Globe – Boston-area arts letters – June Wulff (9/28/14)

The Boston Globe – Boston Lyric Opera’s “La Traviata: Sexy and risqué” – Joel Brown(PDF 1.2MB) (9/28/14)

The Boston Globe – Boston Lyric Opera renews its vision – Jeremy Eichler(PDF 43KB) (9/20/14)

The Boston Globe – Boston Overdue for Proper Opera House – Jeremy Eichler (PDF 126KB) (9/20/14)

Boston Music Intelligencer – 13 Companies: #IAmOpera at Club Oberon (9/11/14)


Jack Beeson’s Lizzie Borden

The Improper Bostonian: Getting the Axe. Chatting with the leading ladies of Lizzie Borden.

The Boston Globe: BLO’s ‘Lizzie Borden’ condenses the tale, not the trauma

The Boston Globe: No opera company in the city? Look again

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Artscope Magazine: Boston Lyric Opera’s The Magic Flute: In A New Key

Radio Boston: So Young Park, Queen Of The Night

MIT – The Tech: An interview with the Queen of the Night

Boston Korea: Korean student in Boston Lyric Opera’s Magic Flute Cast

Tu Boston: Mozart en Yucatán

The Boston Globe: ‘The Magic Flute,’ presented by Boston Lyric Opera

2013/14 Season

Broadway World: ARTWEEK BOSTON Set for 9/27-10/6; Full Lineup Announced

The Boston Globe: BLO opens season in style

Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman

Boston Classical Review: Fine singing overcomes heavy-handed Freudianism in BLO’s “Flying Dutchman”

The Boston Globe: Dutchman brings Wagner back to Boston

Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte

The Boston Globe: Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘Così fan tutte’ is delightful

James MacMillan’s Clemency

The Boston Globe: BLO’s Opera Annex premieres MacMillan’s ‘Clemency’

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

The Boston Globe: BLO’s ‘Butterfly’ insistently, lyrically dramatic

The Boston Phoenix: Boston Lyric Opera’s Madama Butterfly

WBUR: Lee Floats Like A ‘Butterfly,’ Sings Like A Dream

The Boston Musical Intelligencer: BLO’s Butterfly Jerks Tears from BMInt Reviewer

Bachtrack: Boston Lyric Opera finds new ways to break hearts in Madama Butterfly

Examiner: Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’ opens Boston Lyric Opera’s 2012-2013 …

Boston Classical Review: Boston Lyric Opera launches season with a largely successful …

EDGE Boston: Madama Butterfly was definitely a sure -fire bet

2012/13 Season

The Boston Globe: Boston Lyric Opera announces 2012/13 Season

Berkshire Fine Arts:  Boston Lyric Opera opens its new season on strong fiscal footing.

John Musto’s The Inspector

The Boston Musical Intelligencer: The Inspector is Amusing and Enjoyable

Boston Classical Review: BLO closes season successfully with comical Inspector

WGBH Radio “Arias & Barcarolles”: Boston Lyric Opera’s The Inspector

BachTrack: A cleverly satirical Inspector at Boston Lyric Opera

The Hub Review: Don’t misunderestimate The Inspector

Rossini’s The Barber of Seville

Hub Review: BLO gives Barber a classic cut

EDGE Boston: The Barber of Seville

The Boston Musical Intelligencer: Rossini As it Should Be

Bachtrack: Boston Lyric Opera offers an irresistible Barber of Seville

The Boston Globe: BLO returns to familiar with amiable ‘Barber of Seville’

Boston Classical Review: Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘Barber’ is a sparkling triumph

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Lighthouse

Berkshire Arts Review: The Lighthouse

The Financial Times: The Lighthouse, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

The Hub Review: Boston Lyric Opera lights up The Lighthouse

The Hub Review: ‘The Lighthouse’ the “do-not-miss” arts events of the weekend

The New York Times: Did They Crumble Into Thin Air? Only the Fog Could Tell

The Boston Phoenix: BLO illuminates Peter Maxwell Davies’s The Lighthouse

The Boston Musical Intelligencer: BLO’s Lighthouse Lulls and Bewitches

Boston Classical Review: BLO serves Maxwell Davies well with a haunting and effective “Lighthouse”

The Boston Globe: BLO keeps a light on for the less traditional

Boston Classical Review: BLO to shine a light on Maxwell Davies opera

Dorchester Reporter: The Lighthouse

Verdi’s Macbeth

The Boston Globe: Verdi’s ‘Macbeth,’ set in a dark dream

Boston Classical Review: Boston Lyric Opera’s bloody “Macbeth” holds up a dark mirror to our time

WGBH Radio: Boston Lyric Opera’s Macbeth

The Boston Globe: Supernatural stagehands in a new ‘Macbeth’ from BLO

BLO 2011 Gala: Hocus Pocus

BizBash: Witches, Nighttime Forest Inspire Lyric Opera’s “Hocus Pocus” Gala

Boston Magazine: Boston Lyric Opera’s Annual Gala photos in Boston Magazine

Beacon Hill Times: BLO’s “Operatic Trip to the Dark Side”

2011/12 Season

The Patriot Ledger: YEAR IN REVIEW: Bravo for the concerto

The Boston Globe: Turbulence and the steady hum

The New York Times: Opera Flourishing at the Extremes

Biz Journal: Boston Lyric Opera raises $5m in a year