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Back to School with BLO

By | 2017-09-05T18:37:56+00:00 September 5th, 2017|

At BLO, we’re dedicated to providing educational resources not only to our patrons, but also to educators and schools throughout the Boston community.

BLO is gearing up for our 5th year working with students and teachers in the Create Your Own Opera Partnership Last month we marked the 7th year of training teachers in arts-integrated opera curricula during a week-long summer intensive.  Teachers are getting ready to introduce their classroom to the art form of opera and the project they will be embarking on this year—creating an original opera of their own!  This includes writing or adapting a story, composing original songs, creating costumes, sets, props, and lighting, staging, rehearsing, advertising, and performing!

Hey, Renée! Meet Jenny of The Threepenny Opera

By | 2017-07-03T12:57:49+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|

We had the pleasure of talking to Renée Tatum who will be playing Jenny in Boston Lyric Opera's upcoming production of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera. Renée also gave an exclusive performance for the BLO Orfeo Society. Read the interview below and stay tuned for clips of her performance...

Vissi d’arte: Top 10 Toscas

By | 2017-06-21T14:38:29+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Can you say G.O.A.T.? Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, opening BLO’s 2017/18 Season on October 13, boasts one of the most heart-wrenching arias of all time: Vissi d'arte.

From the Fifth Graders… Ten Mile Day Opera

By | 2017-06-16T17:34:48+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

BLO is pleased to support the premieres of 13 original classroom operas this spring through our Create Your Own Opera Partnership residency program in greater Boston area schools. Students have worked hard to write, compose, design, and produce their own operas. BLO is pleased to support the premieres of 13 original classroom operas this spring through our Create Your Own Opera Partnership residency program in greater Boston area schools. Students have worked hard to write, compose, desig...

The 5 Hottest Moments in Opera

By | 2017-06-12T14:44:24+00:00 June 12th, 2017|

The sun is out, the temperatures are creeping up … it’s almost summertime in Boston! We can hardly wait. To celebrate, here are our 5 of our favorite summer moments in the operatic canon. Break out the sunscreen!

From a BLO Volunteer… 80 Hours at the Opera

By | 2017-06-08T13:50:19+00:00 June 8th, 2017|

Nina Jones is a senior in high school at Worcester Academy. She volunteered 80+ hours over the course of three weeks to complete her graduation project, a school requirement that gives seniors the opportunity to learn, research, create, or volunteer in the “real world” and report on their findings.

A Tosca-Inspired Tour of Rome

By | 2017-06-06T10:17:42+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

Got summer #travelgoals? Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, opening BLO’s 2017/18 Season on October 13, was loosely inspired by historical events and takes place in several of Rome’s iconic locations. When in Rome … take the Tosca tour, and discover the city through the eyes of one of opera’s ultimate divas!

40th Anniversary Season: The High Notes

By | 2017-05-19T16:18:24+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

BLO’s 40th Anniversary Season has been an incredible journey of music, drama, and joy across our great city. Take a look back through just some of the high notes with us. None of these efforts would happen without the support and commitment of our Subscribers, donors, ticket buyers, and wider community members. We are honored to be part of the cultural life of our city and dedicated to the vibrancy of opera in the 21st century.