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Backstage glimpses with Boston Lyric Opera

Opera Education Grants Self-Acceptance

Norma Study Guide Preview

Norma Cookbook

NEXT TO NORMA: Sidling up to the story

The Fine Art of Feasting in Ancient Gaul

What Inspires You?

Opera & The Ordinary: History & Interiority in Fellow Travelers

RESISTANCE! How Underground Gay Life Thrived in the 1950s

Boston’s own Lavender Scare: the Harvard Purge of 1920

An Interview with Thomas Mallon, Author of Fellow Travelers

Executive Order 10450: Six Decades of Government-Sanctioned Oppression

Powerful and Personal: Rothstein on the People in Fellow Travelers

Arts Matter: The Power of Opera

Beyond the Stage: An Intern’s Perspective on Community Engagement at Boston Lyric Opera

Modern Opera, Contemporary Creators: Sitting Down with Composer Poul Ruders

Modern Opera, Contemporary Creators: Sitting Down with Actor, Writer & Librettist Paul Bentley

Director's Notes on The Handmaid's Tale

Opera in the Golden Age of the Feminist Dystopia

THEN AND NOW: How the Landscape has Changed since 1985’s The Handmaid’s Tale

A Walk Through The Handmaid's Tale

Intense Drama: Longtime friends Caroline Worra and Maria Zifchak on their challenging HANDMAID'S TALE roles

Connections: Harvard, Puritanism, and The Handmaid's Tale

A Deep Dive into Poul Ruders' THE HANDMAID'S TALE: Part II

A Deep Dive into Poul Ruders' THE HANDMAID'S TALE: Part I

Quickstart: The Handmaid's Tale

Lobby Installation: The Rape of Lucretia

Director's Note: Who was Lucretia and why does her story still matter to us?

Conductor David Angus on Britten, LUCRETIA, and a Career in Opera

Benjamin Britten in Rome: The Rape of Lucretia

Confronting Sexual Violence Onstage: The Rape of Lucretia and The Handmaid's Tale

Make a Day of Your Trip to the Opera

From Esther Nelson: The Power of the Human Spirit

Who is Lucretia? The Personal is Political

The Legend of Lucretia: Exploring an Archetype

Quickstart: The Rape of Lucretia

Subscriber Spotlight

Singing into 2019

Student Reactions to the Opera- & Film-Infused SCHOENBERG IN HOLLYWOOD

Schoenberg in...Hollywood?

Composer's Note: Tod Machover on Schoenberg in Hollywood

“The Punk Ballerina” Meets Arnold Schoenberg: Karole Armitage Directs Schoenberg in Hollywood

GAZES: Schoenberg the Artist

DRIVEN INTO THE PARADISE: Arnold Schoenberg and the Exile Experience

Students Love THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know SCHOENBERG IN HOLLYWOOD in 5 Minutes or Less

The Finest Opera Buffa in Existence: Rossini's Sparkling Barber of Seville

A Daring Mezzo: Daniela Mack Brings ROSINA to Boston

The Factotums of the City: Rosina & Figaro

Vocal Acrobatics & Musical Wit: A History of The Barber of Seville

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know BARBER in 5 Minutes or Less

You've Heard the Hype, Now Meet the #HypeTeam

BLO Education: Summer Recap

Dissenters & Rebels: FIGARO

Dissenters & Rebels: MARIAN ANDERSON

Dissenters & Rebels: LA MAUPIN

Dissenters & Rebels: HILDEGARD VON BINGEN

Dissenters & Rebels: VA, PENSIERO

Dissenters & Rebels: JOAN OF ARC

Dissenters & Rebels: LA BOHÈME

Meaningful Stories, Incredible Youth: BLO School Partnerships 2017/18

“The only true history of the times”: African American History Onstage

Spotlight on: Composers Adolphus Hailstork, Nkeiru Okoye, and Anthony R. Green

Spotlight on: Composers Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, and Dorothy Rudd Moore

Catching up with Claude Heater: Original Trio Member in Trouble in Tahiti

Spotlight On: Vincent Turregano, Emerging Artist

“Trouble in Tahiti" Indeed

Dinah's Dream: A Psychoanalyst's View

The Conductor Cometh: Leonard Bernstein

Transforming Spaces for Opera

A Snapshot from 1952

Journey to Tahiti: The Genesis of Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti 

The Personal, Political Leonard Bernstein

Get to Know Tahiti/Arias in 5 Minutes or Less

What do SCOTCH TAPE, CHE GUEVARA, and THE THREEPENNY OPERA have in common?

“Mackie” Goes Wild: “Mack the Knife" Part II

Song about A Serial Killer Hits Top of the Charts: "Mack the Knife"

A Double-Edged Blade: The Curious History of  MACK THE KNIFE

Brecht Hated Opera: So Why Write Threepenny?

Arbit Blatas and The Threepenny Opera

Spotlight: James Maddalena

Get to Know The Threepenny Opera in 5 Minutes or Less

Meet the Cast of  The Threepenny Opera

Spotlight On: James Darrah, Director of The Threepenny Opera

BLO Explores Jenny Lind: 1978 and Today

Exploitation and Entertainment: The Legacy of P. T. Barnum

THE DIVA: Jenny Lind

Opera in an Ice Rink?

BLO's Top Ten 2017 Opera Moments

Finding Your Voice

Student Review: Burke & Hare

The Dress Circle - Gala & After Party Edition

Celebrating Opera Week

Edinburgh, 1828: The Historical Core of Burke & Hare

Behind the Scenes with the Burke & Hare Creators

Composer-Librettist Team Julian Grant and Mark Campbell Talk Burke & Hare

Get to Know JULIAN GRANT and MARK CAMPBELL

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know BURKE & HARE in 5 Minutes or Less

First Impressions: Student Responses to TOSCA

The Complexity and Humanity of Floria Tosca

Introducing The Dress Circle

Napoleon Complex: The Politics of TOSCA

Remembering Robert Honeysucker

Finding Meaning in Melodrama: TOSCA

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know TOSCA in Five Minutes or Less

Video Games & Opera: Final Fantasy

Back to School with BLO

A Deadly Relationship: Tosca & Scarpia

Students Ask BLO! Part II

Advanced Opera Creation for Teachers!

Video Games & Opera: NieR Automata

What to Wear? Opera Fashion 101

Students Ask BLO! Part I

Community Engagement Recap: 2016/17

Hey, Renée! Meet Jenny of The Threepenny Opera

Opera Singers Get Patriotic!

Video Games & Opera: Persona 5

From the Classroom to the Stage: Saltonstall School Performs

Vissi d'arte: Top 10 Toscas

A Musical Collaboration: BLO, BEMF & Boston Baroque

From the Fifth Graders... Ten Mile Day Opera

The 5 Hottest Moments in Opera

From a BLO Volunteer... 80 Hours at the Opera

A Tosca-Inspired Tour of Rome

OPERA in the 20th & 21st Centuries: BLO’s 2017/18 Season

40th Anniversary Season: The High Notes

Student Figaro Reviews

Easter Eggs in The Marriage of Figaro

360-Degree Art Form: Rosetta Cucchi

Meet the #FigaroBLO TWEET SQUAD

The Marriage of Figaro: Designs Sneak Peek

Writing Vows: Creating THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Three Figaros in Search of an Opera

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

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

Neoclassicism: Order, Clarity, Balance, Economy

Spotlight on the BLO Production Department

Stravinsky Arrested in Boston for Desecration

Stravinsky: A Chronological Portrait in 7 Photographs and 8 Bits of Music

Jane Eaglen’s Battle Cry: In It for the Music

BLO Ventures into Virtual Reality with First 360° Video

The Man about Town: David Cushing Sings in Rake and Figaro

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know The Rake's Progress in 5 Minutes or Less

The Art that Inspired 'The Rake's Progress'

Boston's Year of Opera in 2016

Meet one of our Emerging Artists!

Greek Tidbits and Inside Info

HIGH NOTES: A little light Oedipus entertainment

Mark Anthony Turnage Interview

HIGH NOTES: Dryden, Furies, Oedipus—and the power of music

The Turmoil of Thatcher’s London

HIGH NOTES: More trips down Oedipus lane

AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE to the Creators of GREEK

HIGH NOTES: And so it begins...

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know Greek in 5 Minutes or Less

THE HERO: Complexes and All

HIGH NOTES: Portrait of a Sphinx

BostonOperaCalendar.org

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part VI

Coda: Fall 2016

Powerful and Strong: Joan Anton Rechi, revival director, talks Carmen

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part V

HIGH NOTES: Just Kidding…

HIGH NOTES: The Best Entrance Music Ever Given – The Habanera

Sorting BLO's 40th Season by Harry Potter House

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part IV

Soul Sisters: Carmen and Beyoncé

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part III

The Art of the Bullfight

Carmen in Boston: A Look Back at the Opera’s Local Premiere

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part II

The Opera Singer's Gift

The 40 Seasons of Boston Lyric Opera: A History Part I

#40DaysofOpera

Celebrating a Year of Opera

Why do we believe in BLO?

Reflections on Opera Conference 2016

The Merry Widow Waltz Is Everywhere

Roger Honeywell: From Actor to Opera Singer

A Man in Six Portraits: Franz Lehár

The Magic Flute Exhibit at New York Public Library—Featuring BLO!

Operetta's Leading Lady: The Role of the Merry Widow

Looking Back on Werther: Feedback and Reviews

BLO Announces Its 40th Anniversary Season!

Encountering Massenet at the BPL

Werther Lives On: Sequels through the Ages

Opera March Madness

Alex Richardson Dives into Werther: An Interview with Richard Dyer

Dr. von Lyric: Two Overlapping Geniuses

Werther Post-Show Discussion Questions

Werther: A Sneak Peek!

Goethe and Opera

BLO's Werther Breaks New Musical Ground!

Massenet—Beyond Werther

The Power of the Letter: Werther

Obsessive Love and Werther

The Merry Widow Recommendations

Get to Know Lehár's The Merry Widow

Werther Recommendations

Get to Know Massenet’s Werther

Why do Singers Wish Each Other Toi, Toi, Toi?

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