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Richard Dyer

Richard Dyer is a distinguished writer and lecturer. He wrote about music for The Boston Globe for more than 30 years, serving as chief music critic for most of that time. He has twice won the Deems Taylor/ASCAP Award for Distinguished Music Criticism.

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Roger Honeywell: From Actor to Opera Singer

Apr 19, 2016 9:03:00 AM
By Richard Dyer posted in 2015/16 Season, behind the scenes, Interview, Lehar, The Merry Widow

A couple of years ago, Roger Honeywell did the math and realized he had worked full-time as a professional opera singer longer than he had worked full-time as a professional actor. And then he tweeted, “I guess I can now stop acting as if I'm an opera singer…”
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Operetta's Leading Lady: The Role of the Merry Widow

Mar 28, 2016 12:35:00 PM
By Richard Dyer posted in 2015/16 Season, Coda, Lehar, The Merry Widow

Operetta's Leading Lady: The Role of the Merry Widow
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Werther Lives On: Sequels through the Ages

Mar 18, 2016 5:13:00 PM
By Richard Dyer posted in 2015/16 Season, Goethe, Long Reads, Werther

Werther Lives On: Sequels through the Ages
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Alex Richardson Dives into Werther: An Interview with Richard Dyer

Mar 16, 2016 5:23:00 PM
By Richard Dyer posted in 2015/16 Season, behind the scenes, Interview, Werther

Alex Richardson Dives into Werther: An Interview with Richard Dyer
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