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Meet the Cast of  The Threepenny Opera

Feb 21, 2018 4:15:12 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Boston Lyric Opera

The cast of #ThreepennyBLO has FINALLY arrived and we are so excited to kick-off our Spring Season with this theatrical masterpiece.
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Spotlight On: James Darrah, Director of The Threepenny Opera

Feb 8, 2018 3:33:23 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Boston Lyric Opera

Meet the visionary behind BLO's reinvented, innovative production of Weill's & Brecht's The Threepenny Opera.
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BLO Explores Jenny Lind: 1978 and Today

Feb 7, 2018 3:58:41 PM
By BLO Staff posted in opera singers, mfa, Museum of Fine Arts, Signature Series

The upcoming event at the MFA is not the first time that Jenny Lind has been the center of a BLO event: she was the central character of BLO's March of 1978 gala.
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Exploitation and Entertainment: The Legacy of P. T. Barnum

Feb 2, 2018 4:22:17 PM
By Lucy Caplan posted in opera singers, mfa, Museum of Fine Arts, Signature Series

The story of P.T. Barnum's success is also the story of the exploitation of others.
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THE DIVA: Jenny Lind

Jan 30, 2018 5:33:02 PM
By Kathleen McDermott

Jenny Lind's legacy seems to be everywhere lately: BLO's upcoming MFA event, "The Greatest Showman," and OperaHub's world premiere production "DIVAS."
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Opera in an Ice Rink?

Jan 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM
By Anna B. Labykina posted in New Production, venue, #tahitiBLO

Anna B. Labykina talks about why DCR Steriti Memorial Rink is the perfect unconventional venue for opera. Trouble in Tahiti runs May 11-20.
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BLO's Top Ten 2017 Opera Moments

Dec 28, 2017 3:03:49 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in Museum of Fine Arts, #RakesBLO, #FigaroBLO, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season, #BurkeBLO, Top Ten, Classroom Operas

Take a tour through BLO's "Top Ten" opera memories from 2017...
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Finding Your Voice

Dec 4, 2017 12:33:42 PM
By Hannah Fan posted in opera singers, singers, Student Posts, Wagner, General Opera, Cartoons, 2017/18 Season

We all know the image that pops into the head of an average person when they hear “opera”--a fat lady with a horned helmet! Why is this stereotype everywhere?
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Student Review: Burke & Hare

Nov 14, 2017 11:54:25 AM
By BLO Staff posted in new works, Student Posts, 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO

A student writes that Mr. Grant and Mr. Campbell’s first collaboration together has certainly proved “highly profitable”—especially for audiences.
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The Dress Circle - Gala & After Party Edition

Nov 13, 2017 2:02:26 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Fashion, 2017/18 Season, #BurkeBLO, world premiere

The theme was Dress to Kill & by kill we mean SLAY! Which is exactly what our patrons did this past weekend at the World Premiere Gala & After-Party!
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