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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

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know The Marriage of Figaro in 5 Minutes or Less

For many, The Marriage of Figaro represents the “perfect” opera—that elusive, ideal blend of sublime music and drama, humane comedy and human foible, social satire and compassionate resolution.

By | March 23rd, 2017|

Auden’s Search for Fulfillment: The Rake’s Progress

The inspired suggestion of Auden as librettist came from Stravinsky’s neighbor, Aldous Huxley. Auden had been an opera lover for years, a passion he shared with his devoted-yet-fickle lover Chester Kallman, whom Auden brought on as co-librettist.

By | March 14th, 2017|