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BLO's Top Ten 2017 Opera Moments

Dec 28, 2017 3:03:49 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in Museum of Fine Arts, #RakesBLO, #FigaroBLO, #ToscaBLO, 2017/18 Season, #BurkeBLO, Top Ten, Classroom Operas

Take a tour through BLO's "Top Ten" opera memories from 2017...
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Finding Your Voice

Dec 4, 2017 12:33:42 PM
By Hannah Fan posted in opera singers, singers, Student Posts, Wagner, General Opera, Cartoons, 2017/18 Season

We all know the image that pops into the head of an average person when they hear “opera”--a fat lady with a horned helmet! Why is this stereotype everywhere?
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Student Review: Burke & Hare

Nov 14, 2017 11:54:25 AM
By BLO Staff posted in new works, Student Posts, 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO

A student writes that Mr. Grant and Mr. Campbell’s first collaboration together has certainly proved “highly profitable”—especially for audiences.
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The Dress Circle - Gala & After Party Edition

Nov 13, 2017 2:02:26 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Fashion, 2017/18 Season, #BurkeBLO, world premiere

The theme was Dress to Kill & by kill we mean SLAY! Which is exactly what our patrons did this past weekend at the World Premiere Gala & After-Party!
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Celebrating Opera Week

Nov 6, 2017 9:11:58 AM
By Esther Nelson posted in Boston, 2017/18 Season, #ArtsMattersDay, Opera Week

Esther Nelson, Stanford Calderwood General & Artistic Director weighs in on the importance of the arts in our everyday lives.
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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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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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