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Meet the #FigaroBLO TWEET SQUAD

Apr 11, 2017 3:30:12 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO, #livetweeting

These digital influencers brought our opera hashtags to TRENDING status each of the three times they've convened. They're hilarious, fun, and twitter-powerful. #FigaroBLO
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The Marriage of Figaro: Designs Sneak Peek

Apr 10, 2017 4:47:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO

This upcoming production sets the action in an imaginary Italian villa in the 1950s, a world of luxury and cinematic style. Partly inspired by the visual world of the 1954 Billy Wilder film, Sabrina, the production stresses the work’s theatricality, wit, and playfulness.
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HIGH FIVE: Get to Know The Marriage of Figaro in 5 Minutes or Less

Mar 23, 2017 11:11:55 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, HIGH FIVE, #FigaroBLO

What's is The Marriage of Figaro about? Everything you need to know: Super Short Synopsis. About the librettist. THE PERFECT OPERA? Boston Lyric Opera's Production. Fun Fact.
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BLO Ventures into Virtual Reality with First 360° Video

Feb 28, 2017 9:39:24 AM
By BLO Staff posted in Innovation, #RakesBLO, Virtual Reality, 360 Video

Boston Lyric Opera has established itself as a lead player in the space where the opera world and digital worlds collide. BLO’s latest initiative is a Virtual Reality (VR) video that immerses viewers in a rehearsal for its upcoming production of The Rake’s Progress.
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HIGH FIVE: Get to Know The Rake's Progress in 5 Minutes or Less

Feb 21, 2017 4:08:32 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, HIGH FIVE, #RakesBLO

What's is The Rake's Progress about? Everything you need to know: Super Short Synopsis. The Inspiration. An Opera... About Opera? The Boston Lyric Opera Production. Fun Facts
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The Art that Inspired 'The Rake's Progress'

Jan 20, 2017 2:58:52 PM
By BLO Staff posted in #RakesBLO, Stravinsky, Hogarth

In 1947, Stravinsky visited the Art Institute of Chicago and viewed a series of engravings by the 18th-century artist William Hogarth, entitled A Rake’s Progress. These eight scenes, which traced the descent of Tom Rakewell from respectability to debauchery to madness, struck him immediately with their dramatic potential—and thus, the seed was planted for what became his neo-classical operatic triumph, The Rake’s Progress.
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Boston's Year of Opera in 2016

Dec 27, 2016 12:23:52 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Boston, opera, Boston Opera Alliance, Boston Opera Calendar

To celebrate year of fantastic opera in Boston, the Boston Opera Alliance has compiled a list of some of our favorite 2016 productions.
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Meet one of our Emerging Artists!

Nov 22, 2016 11:57:57 AM
By BLO Staff posted in Emerging Artists, giving

Featuring Simon Dyer. Our Emerging Artists do so much – not just within BLO but throughout the opera community. BLO helps to make this possible by providing staff time and mentorship in addition to employing Emerging Artists to perform in our community programs as well as our performances.
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HIGH FIVE: Get to Know Greek in 5 Minutes or Less

Oct 21, 2016 1:59:39 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, HIGH FIVE, #GreekBLO

HIGH FIVE: Get to Know Greek in 5 Minutes or Less. The setting is London’s East End, where the aimless Eddy lives with his parents. Upon learning of a fortuneteller’s prediction he will kill his father and marry his mother, Eddy storms off in search of love and adventure.
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BostonOperaCalendar.org

Oct 4, 2016 12:00:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in 40th Anniversary, BostonOperaCalendar, Press Release

The Boston Opera Alliance – a consortium of regional companies and producers- announces the launch of the Boston Opera Calendar. Created with leading support from Boston Lyric Opera and developed by Opus Affair, the website gives music and opera lovers a one-click destination that highlights live opera performances in and around greater Boston.
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