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“The only true history of the times”: African American History Onstage

May 29, 2018 2:19:52 PM
By Lucy Caplan posted in community engagement, FREE, Identity, African American Composers, Castle of our Skins

In "Crossing the Line to Freedom", opera and song bring the past to life, joining a long tradition of staged performances that dramatize the African American past. Black performing artists have long recognized that the stage is a vitally important platform for the telling of historical stories.
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Spotlight on: Composers Adolphus Hailstork, Nkeiru Okoye, and Anthony R. Green

May 23, 2018 11:39:26 AM
By Lucy Caplan posted in community engagement, FREE, living composers, Identity, African American Composers, Castle of our Skins

Get to know the final three composers featured in BLO's upcoming community concert series, Crossing the Line to Freedom, created in partnership with Castle of our Skins. In the spotlight this week: Adolphus Hailstork, Nkeiru Okoye, and Anthony R. Green!
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Spotlight on: Composers Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, and Dorothy Rudd Moore

May 17, 2018 11:47:05 AM
By Lucy Caplan posted in community engagement, FREE, living composers, Identity, African American Composers, Castle of our Skins

Get to know 3 of the composers featured in BLO's upcoming community concert series "Crossing the Line to Freedom," created in partnership with Castle of our Skins. This week: Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, and Dorothy Rudd Moore--three incredible women with equally powerful stories to share!
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Chelsea Opera comes to Quincy, MA!

Jun 19, 2015 4:56:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Fathers Day, FREE

Chelsea Opera comes to Quincy, MA!
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DR. VON LYRIC: 3 Characters in Search of ...Vengeance? ...Justice? ...Love? ...Sex?

Mar 30, 2015 2:04:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Boston Public Library, Don Giovanni, FREE

DR. VON LYRIC: 3 Characters in Search of ...Vengeance? ...Justice? ...Love? ...Sex?
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FREE Opera! What more can an opera lover ask for?

Aug 1, 2012 12:09:00 PM
By BLO Staff posted in Bernstein, BLO, Boston Lyric Opera, david angus, DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, esplanade, FREE, hatch shell, Landmarks Orchestra, Mozart, opera, Picnic, Puccini, Wagner

FREE Opera! What more can an opera lover ask for?
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