In the News

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

Press Coverage of Boston Lyric Opera

2014-2015 Season

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

Improper Bostonian – Daring Duos

Boston Music Intelligencer – 13 Companies: #IAmOpera at Club Oberon

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 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)

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

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)

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

WhereTraveler.com – On the Town with Chelsea Basler – Leigh Harrington (MS Word 21KB) (10/17/14)


 

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