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First Impressions: Student Responses to TOSCA

Oct 19, 2017 2:53:08 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Dress Rehearsal, Feedback, Student Posts, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season

BLO welcomed 400 high school and college students from all over the greater Boston area free of charge to the Final Dress Rehearsal of Tosca.
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The Complexity and Humanity of Floria Tosca

Oct 17, 2017 3:33:45 PM
By Lucy Caplan posted in Tosca, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season, Women in opera

Even as Tosca faces personal danger, she imagines the world beyond her immediate circumstances and makes clear that she is a person of depth and substance.
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Introducing The Dress Circle

Oct 16, 2017 2:14:36 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Fashion, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season

Who says opera and fashion don't go hand in hand? Check out our favorite looks from Opening Night!
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Napoleon Complex: The Politics of TOSCA

Oct 13, 2017 2:03:59 PM
By Harlow Robinson posted in Coda, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season

If we look more deeply into the ideological and political motivations of the major characters, TOSCA can make even more sense.
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Remembering Robert Honeysucker

Oct 12, 2017 12:04:44 PM
By BLO Staff posted in opera singers, BLO, BLO history, In Memoriam, Robert Honeysucker

Remembering Robert Honeysucker, baritone, through photos from the BLO archives.
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Finding Meaning in Melodrama: TOSCA

Oct 5, 2017 8:47:59 AM
By Laura Stanfield Prichard posted in Coda, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season

Laura Stanfield Prichard surveys TOSCA, a fierce battle of wills set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars.
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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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Video Games & Opera: Final Fantasy

Sep 18, 2017 2:09:19 PM
By Morgan McKendry posted in BLO, video games

It is easy to compare video games to cinema; however, Final Fantasy is a perfect example that, with grandeur and flourish, they stride hand in hand with opera.
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Back to School with BLO

Sep 5, 2017 5:37:56 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Create your own opera, Arts Education, #ArtsEdBLO

At BLO, we’re dedicated to providing educational resources not only to our patrons, but also to educators and schools throughout the Boston community.
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A Deadly Relationship: Tosca & Scarpia

Aug 24, 2017 9:21:24 AM
By Sara O'Brien posted in BLO, Puccini, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, scarpia

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, opening BLO’s 2017/18 Season on October 13, features the complicated, deceitful and ultimately deadly relationship between Scarpia and Tosca.
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