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Edinburgh, 1828: The Historical Core of Burke & Hare

Nov 2, 2017 5:10:45 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in Boston Lyric Opera, BLO history, 2017/18 Season, #BurkeBLO

Edinburgh's schools of anatomy were thriving in the early 19th century - but fresh bodies were scarce. Explore the historical context of BURKE & HARE.
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Composer-Librettist Team Julian Grant and Mark Campbell Talk Burke & Hare

Oct 30, 2017 4:06:18 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO

Grant and Campbell discuss their collaboration on Burke & Hare.
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Get to Know JULIAN GRANT and MARK CAMPBELL

Oct 25, 2017 12:57:34 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in living composers, new works, 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO, living librettists

You’ve read their official bios, but who are Julian Grant and Mark Campbell, really? Read on for fun facts about the composer and librettist of Burke & Hare.
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HIGH FIVE: Get to Know BURKE & HARE in 5 Minutes or Less

Oct 24, 2017 4:05:28 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in HIGH FIVE, 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO

Get to know the World Premiere opera BURKE & HARE by composer Julian Grant and librettist Mark Campbell in 5 minutes or less.
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HIGH FIVE: Get to Know TOSCA in Five Minutes or Less

Sep 21, 2017 10:40:20 AM
By Lacey Upton posted in HIGH FIVE, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season

Get to know the new BLO production of TOSCA in five minutes or less!
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Students Ask BLO! Part II

Aug 15, 2017 10:15:07 AM
By Lacey Upton posted in Just for fun, Student Posts, General Opera, Arts Education, Students Ask BLO

This is the second in a series where we tackle the adorable, the silly, and the thought-provoking questions about opera that we’ve received from students.
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Advanced Opera Creation for Teachers!

Aug 7, 2017 9:19:31 AM
By Lacey Upton posted in MWO, opera for youth, Arts Education

BLO’s Education team has been hard at work, facilitating a professional development workshop for educators. Read on for a daily update from the workshop!
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What to Wear? Opera Fashion 101

Jul 21, 2017 12:41:44 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in Fashion, Just for fun, General Opera

The thought of going to the opera may conjure up images of men in tails and top hats and women in ballgowns – but anything goes! Here’s our fashion advice.
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Students Ask BLO! Part I

Jul 18, 2017 2:10:29 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in Just for fun, Student Posts, General Opera, Arts Education, Students Ask BLO

The first in a series where we tackle the adorable, silly, and thought-provoking questions about opera from students... Where did the word opera originate?
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Opera Singers Get Patriotic!

Jun 30, 2017 9:05:36 AM
By Lacey Upton posted in Just for fun, General Opera, Videos

With the July 4th Independence Day holiday right around the corner, we picked 4 fabulous moments when opera singers (and a few others) got patriotic.
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