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2017/18 Events Highlights

From informative lectures to one-of-a-kind celebrations, BLO’s 2017/18 Events were sure to inspire and to ignite a life-long passion for opera.

Check back this summer for announcements of our 2018/19 Season Events. In the meantime, please enjoy these recent highlights!

Spoken word artist Adobuere Ebiama performs during Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative in the Boston Public Library's courtyard. photo by Todd McNeel
Spoken word artist Adobuere Ebiama performs during Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative in the Boston Public Library’s courtyard.

photo by Todd McNeel

The artists from “Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative” presented in collaboration with Castle of Our Skins and performed at the Boston Public Library as part of their Concerts in the Courtyard series. photo by Todd McNeel
The artists from “Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative” presented in collaboration with Castle of Our Skins and performed at the Boston Public Library as part of their Concerts in the Courtyard series.

photo by Todd McNeel

Baritone Vincent Turregano and soprano Mara Bonde in a Talkback discussion with audience members after a performance of Trouble in Tahiti, led by Director of Community Engagement Lacey Upton. Liza Voll Photography
Baritone Vincent Turregano and soprano Mara Bonde in a Talkback discussion with audience members after a performance of Trouble in Tahiti, led by Director of Community Engagement Lacey Upton.

photo by Liza Voll Photography

BLO welcomed members of the El Planeta POWERMETER, among the movers and shakers of Boston's Latinx community, to Trouble in Tahiti. photo by Todd McNeel
BLO welcomed members of the El Planeta POWERMETER, among the movers and shakers of Boston’s Latinx community, to Trouble in Tahiti.

photo by Todd McNeel

BLO Jane and Steven Akin Emerging Artist Sara Womble portrays famous opera singer Jenny Lind during a Signature Series performance at the Museum of Fine Arts curated by Artistic Advisor John Conklin. Liza Voll Photography
BLO Jane and Steven Akin Emerging Artist Sara Womble portrays famous opera singer Jenny Lind during a Signature Series performance at the Museum of Fine Arts curated by Artistic Advisor John Conklin.

photo by Liza Voll Photography

Mezzo-soprano Heather Gallagher performs as part of the 2018 Opera Promenade Concert at the Museum of Fine Arts, in front of one of MFA's signature pieces, The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit by John Singer Sargent. Liza Voll Photography
Mezzo-soprano Heather Gallagher performs as part of the 2018 Opera Promenade Concert at the Museum of Fine Arts, in front of one of MFA’s signature pieces, The Daughters of Edward Darley

photo by Liza Voll Photography

Cast members from The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare cut loose at the Opera Gala After Party. Above Summit Photography
Cast members from The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare cut loose at the Opera Gala After Party.

photo by Above Summit Photography

Julian Grant and Mark Campbell, composer and librettist of The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare, discuss their work and the vibrancy of opera in the 21st century with WBUR's Louise Kennedy at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Liza Voll Photography
Julian Grant and Mark Campbell, composer and librettist of The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare, discuss their work and the vibrancy of opera in the 21st century with WBUR’s Louise Kennedy at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

photo by Liza Voll Photography

James Myers, coach/pianist and lecturer, gives audiences a taste of the history and music of Tosca in a pre-performance talk at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. Liza Voll Photography
James Myers, coach/pianist and lecturer, gives audiences a taste of the history and music of Tosca in a pre-performance talk at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre.

photo by Liza Voll Photography.

BLO PRIMA members smile for the camera and dance the night away at the Tosca Opening Night party. photo by Todd McNeel
BLO PRIMA members smile for the camera and dance the night away at the Tosca Opening Night party.

photo by Todd McNeel

Soprano Chelsea Basler, dressed as the famous historical singer Nellie Melba, serenades the crowd at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Third Thursday series. Liza Voll Photography
Soprano Chelsea Basler, dressed as the famous historical singer Nellie Melba, serenades the crowd at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Third Thursday series.

photo Liza Voll Photography

BLO Emerging Artist Antonia Tamer and pianist Brett Hodgdon perform selections from Tosca at an Opera Night at the Boston Public Library event.
BLO Emerging Artist Antonia Tamer and pianist Brett Hodgdon perform selections from Tosca at an Opera Night at the Boston Public Library event.