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Lobby Installation: The Rape of Lucretia

Mar 15, 2019 10:04:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in Art, Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, Sexual violence in Opera, Lucretia

Boston Lyric Opera’s production of The Rape of Lucretia includes a unique lobby installation--fragments of Lucretia’s story are deconstructed elements from canonical Old Masters paintings, reminding the audience that stories are manipulated by arrangement, interpretation, emphasis, and absence.
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Make a Day of Your Trip to the Opera

Mar 8, 2019 11:55:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Boston Lyric Opera, Just for fun, opera, Travel Goals, venue, Art, Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, things to do

Whether you live in the city or are just visiting there are always new places to explore and discover. Explore the recently developed Fort Point and South Boston Seaport area just minutes from the venue for our next opera, The Rape of Lucretia.
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GAZES: Schoenberg the Artist

Nov 1, 2018 10:20:15 AM
By John Conklin posted in Art, Dissenters & Rebels, Opera history, 2018/19 Season, #HollywoodBLO, Schoenberg

Schoenberg seriously considered a career as a painter. This aspect of a protean talent (he was also a renowned teacher, critic, and an important writer on music theory) opens new and revelatory insights into the complexities of this iconic creator.
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Arbit Blatas and The Threepenny Opera

Mar 13, 2018 5:37:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in 2017/18 Season, #ThreepennyBLO, Brecht, Weill, Art

The Threepenny Opera is a work that provoked passion, outrage, and has inspired countless other artists over the course of 90 years. One such artist, Arbit Blatas, came back to the themes and story of Threepenny many times over the course of his career as an artist and sculptor.
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