In the Wings

Backstage glimpses with Boston Lyric Opera

Spotlight on: Composers Margaret Bonds, Undine Smith Moore, and Dorothy Rudd Moore

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

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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“Trouble in Tahiti" Indeed

May 10, 2018 1:15:33 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in 1950s, Film, Leonard Bernstein, 2017/18 Season, Identity, #tahitiBLO

As BLO has been rehearsing and preparing Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, we have been getting a lot of feedback, both internally from our staff and artists and externally from our community members, about the pivotal scene that gives the opera its name.
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