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Norma Study Guide Preview

Apr 6, 2020 6:32:35 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Music Education, opera, BLO staff, World wide opera, Arts Education, creative team, Opera history, Roman history, Norma

Take a quick review of our Study Guide for Norma before listening to the full opera in our free on demand broadcast.
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Norma Cookbook

Mar 25, 2020 3:47:08 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Emerging Artists, opera, BLO staff, World wide opera, creative team, things to do, Norma, Cookbook, Recipes

Enjoy recipes from our artists, staff, and creative team to try while spending time at home. Try these at home while listening to Norma on demand.
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What Inspires You?

Dec 12, 2019 12:33:32 PM
By BLO Staff posted in giving, inspire

Hear from our donors about what inspires them to give to BLO year after year
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Connections: Harvard, Puritanism, and The Handmaid's Tale

Apr 18, 2019 5:05:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in 2018/19 Season, #handmaidsBLO, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, Religion

BLO's new production of The Handmaid's Tale is a rare opportunity to see an opera in the physical location in which it is set.
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Quickstart: The Handmaid's Tale

Mar 25, 2019 2:22:17 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, Politics and Opera, Stage Directors, Sexual violence in Opera, #handmaidsBLO, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

Everythng you need to know about Boston Lyric Opera's new production of THE HANDMAID'S TALE, by composer Poul Ruders, librettist Paul Bentley, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
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Lobby Installation: The Rape of Lucretia

Mar 15, 2019 10:04:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in Art, Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, Sexual violence in Opera, Lucretia

Boston Lyric Opera’s production of The Rape of Lucretia includes a unique lobby installation--fragments of Lucretia’s story are deconstructed elements from canonical Old Masters paintings, reminding the audience that stories are manipulated by arrangement, interpretation, emphasis, and absence.
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Make a Day of Your Trip to the Opera

Mar 8, 2019 11:55:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Boston Lyric Opera, Just for fun, opera, Travel Goals, venue, Art, Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, things to do

Whether you live in the city or are just visiting there are always new places to explore and discover. Explore the recently developed Fort Point and South Boston Seaport area just minutes from the venue for our next opera, The Rape of Lucretia.
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From Esther Nelson: The Power of the Human Spirit

Mar 7, 2019 10:33:04 AM
By BLO Staff posted in Interview, Videos, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO

Our spring season begins with the powerful story of Lucretia, a woman who's choice to speak up sparked change. Hear General and Artistic Director Esther Nelson discuss why BLO selected this opera and why you should witness this remarkable story.
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Quickstart: The Rape of Lucretia

Feb 25, 2019 1:00:04 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Dissenters & Rebels, Opera history, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, Sexual violence in Opera, Lucretia, Roman history

Learn all about the new BLO production of THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA through this quickstart guide.
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Subscriber Spotlight

Feb 8, 2019 3:08:10 PM
By BLO Staff posted in profile, bio, Subscriber Appreciation, Subscribers

Throughout the month of February we will be turning the spotlight on to our Subscribers! Meet some of our biggest fans, learn about their experience with BLO, and discover why they love opera.
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