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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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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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Video Games & Opera: NieR Automata

Jul 31, 2017 11:18:48 AM
By Morgan McKendry posted in BLO, video games

Similar to opera, Nier: Automata’s sound engineering guides the player through its story through its use of music.
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Hey, Renée! Meet Jenny of The Threepenny Opera

Jul 3, 2017 10:37:00 AM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Interview, 2017/18 Season, #ThreepennyBLO

We had the pleasure of talking to Renée Tatum who will be playing Jenny in Boston Lyric Opera's upcoming production of Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera.
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Video Games & Opera: Persona 5

Jun 29, 2017 9:59:11 AM
By Morgan McKendry posted in #CarmenBLO, BLO, video games

Much like opera, video games are an incredible amalgamation of the arts. In Persona 5, this love of music bursts forth with a diva we know all too well, Carmen.
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Vissi d'arte: Top 10 Toscas

Jun 21, 2017 1:04:28 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, Puccini, Tosca, #ToscaBLO, Vissi d'arte

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, opening BLO’s 2017/18 Season on October 13, boasts one of the most heart-wrenching arias of all time: Vissi d'arte.
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A Musical Collaboration: BLO, BEMF & Boston Baroque

Jun 20, 2017 3:57:46 PM
By Jane Pisciottoli Papa posted in BLO, early music, BEMF, Boston Baroque

In 1981, Banchetto Musicale (now known as Boston Baroque), Boston Lyric Opera, and the Boston Early Music Festival collaborated on a production of The Coronation of Poppea.
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From the Fifth Graders... Ten Mile Day Opera

Jun 16, 2017 2:03:16 PM
By BLO Staff posted in BLO, community engagement, Ten mile day opera, St. Brendan's School, Create your own opera

BLO is pleased to support the premieres of 13 original classroom operas through our Create Your Own Opera Partnership residency program in greater Boston area schools. Originally published in the St. Brendan's School Newspaper.
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