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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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OPERA in the 20th & 21st Centuries: BLO’s 2017/18 Season

May 26, 2017 1:22:19 PM
By Richard Dyer posted in BLO

Boston Lyric Opera will again journey to four different performance venues, but the Company remains committed to strongly theatrical productions of meaningful works—three contrasting 20th-century operas and the World Premiere of an opera from the 21st century.
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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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Easter Eggs in The Marriage of Figaro

May 3, 2017 11:57:57 AM
By Morgan McKendry posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO, easter eggs

During the performance did your ears happen to perk up at the sound of something familiar? Brett Hodgdon has found spaces within the opera to weave in some well placed Easter eggs.
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360-Degree Art Form: Rosetta Cucchi

Apr 14, 2017 5:05:41 PM
By Richard Dyer posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO, Rosetta Cucchi

Rosetta Cucchi Directs The Marriage of Figaro and Much More. She enjoys a strong advantage over most directors active in opera today – she reads music and understands it.
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Meet the #FigaroBLO TWEET SQUAD

Apr 11, 2017 3:30:12 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO, #livetweeting

These digital influencers brought our opera hashtags to TRENDING status each of the three times they've convened. They're hilarious, fun, and twitter-powerful. #FigaroBLO
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The Marriage of Figaro: Designs Sneak Peek

Apr 10, 2017 4:47:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO

This upcoming production sets the action in an imaginary Italian villa in the 1950s, a world of luxury and cinematic style. Partly inspired by the visual world of the 1954 Billy Wilder film, Sabrina, the production stresses the work’s theatricality, wit, and playfulness.
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Writing Vows: Creating THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Mar 31, 2017 11:14:19 AM
By Laura Stanfield Prichard posted in BLO, #BLO40, #FigaroBLO

The Marriage of Figaro is a masterful blend of comedic and tragic elements, playing with operatic conventions and introducing innovative musical elements. In the words of Johannes Brahms, “…each number in Figaro is a miracle; it is totally beyond me how anyone could create anything so perfect; nothing like it was ever done again….”
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