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Community Engagement Recap: 2016/17

Jul 10, 2017 11:35:23 AM
By BLO Staff posted in 2016/17 Season, arts in education, community engagement, #BLO40, Arts Education

BLO’s 40th Anniversary Season has been an incredible year here in the Community Engagement department. Here are a few highlights!
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Hey, Renée! Meet Jenny of The Threepenny Opera

Jul 3, 2017 10:37:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Interview, 2017/18 Season, #ThreepennyBLO

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.
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From the Classroom to the Stage: Saltonstall School Performs

Jun 27, 2017 11:52:30 AM
By BLO Staff posted in community engagement, Music Education, Student Posts, #BLO40, Create your own opera, Arts Education

The creative process of making an opera in a classroom has many benefits to the community.
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Vissi d'arte: Top 10 Toscas

Jun 21, 2017 1:04:28 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Puccini, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, Vissi d'arte

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.
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From the Fifth Graders... Ten Mile Day Opera

Jun 16, 2017 2:03:16 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, community engagement, Ten mile day opera, St. Brendan's School, Create your own opera

BLO is pleased to support the premieres of 13 original classroom operas through our Create Your Own Opera Partnership residency program in greater Boston area schools. Originally published in the St. Brendan's School Newspaper.
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The 5 Hottest Moments in Opera

Jun 12, 2017 1:52:37 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Summer, #ToscaBLO, Summertime

The sun is out, the temperatures are creeping up… it’s almost summertime! To celebrate, here are our 5 of our favorite summer moments in the operatic canon.
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From a BLO Volunteer... 80 Hours at the Opera

Jun 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Nina Jones, Volunteer

Volunteer contributions are essential to BLO throughout the season, helping to fill in pivotal gaps. Nina was kind enough to share her experience with us.
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A Tosca-Inspired Tour of Rome

Jun 5, 2017 2:06:24 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Puccini, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, Rome, Travel Goals

Got summer #travelgoals? Take the Tosca Tour. Puccini’s TOSCA, opening BLO’s 2017/18 Season, takes place in several of Rome’s iconic locations.
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40th Anniversary Season: The High Notes

May 19, 2017 9:30:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, community engagement, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO

BLO’s 40th Anniversary Season has been an incredible journey of music, drama, and joy across our great city. Take a look back at some of the high notes with us. Learn More

Images (top to bottom): Vincent Turregano, baritone, performs at BLO’s Concert in the Courtyard (Paul Marotta, Perfect Bokeh Photography). High school students pose with Carmen artists Kathryn Skemp Moran, Jennifer Johnson Cano, and Roger Honeywell (L-R) (Paul Marotta, Perfect Bokeh Photography). Felicia Gavilanes, mezzo-soprano, and Vincent Turregano, baritone, perform at the MFA European Galleries. Heather Gallagher and Maya Kherani perform as Hansel and Gretel, with teaching artist Brendan Buckley, center, for students at St. Brendan School in Dorchester.

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Student Figaro Reviews

May 5, 2017 11:22:01 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, community engagement, Student Night at the Opera, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO

BLO invites high school and college students to attend the final dress rehearsals of its productions. Read what these students thought about The Marriage of Figaro.
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