Opera Philadelphia & Boston Lyric Opera Join Forces on New Film ‘SVADBA’

(Credit: Olivia Moon Photography-halfasianlens) The Opera Philadelphia has announced the upcoming online premiere of Ana Sokolović’s cinematic opera “Svadba.” The work will premiere on Jan. 28, 2022, on both Boston Lyric Opera’s operabox.tv and the Opera Philadelphia Channel. The film is a co-production by Boston Lyric Opera and Opera Philadelphia, and stars Chabrelle D. Williams singing the role of Milica {…}

Michelle Johnson & Adam Diegel Lead Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

Boston Lyric Opera opens its new season on Oct. 1  with Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana.” The company will showcase the production at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport District in order to ensure the safest possible performances for audience members, artists, staff, and backstage workers. The Pavilion’s open-air structure allows BLO to produce large-scale live performances, with a full live {…}

Boston Lyric Opera to Team Up With Castle of Our Skins for ‘Misodzi Yamarimba’

Boston Lyric Opera will team up with Castle of Our Skins for a special performance of “Misodzi Yamarimba” on August 28, 2021. The showcase, which will be part of the company’s Street Stage mobile performance vehicle at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, features an original musical narrative by Zimbabwean composer Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa-Nzou Mambano, who will perform alongside Earlier in 2021, {…}

Boston Lyric Opera Postpones ‘Madama Butterfly’ Production

The Boston Lyric Opera has postponed plans for its new production of “Madama Butterfly.” The company announced that “after internal reflection, and discussions with company leadership and the original creative team, BLO has changed previously announced plans to mount a new production of Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly.’” Acting General & Artistic Director Bradley Vernatter said that the change is an affirmation {…}

Boston Lyric Opera & Operabox.tv Unveil Teaser for ‘Desert In’

Operabox.tv and the Boston Lyric Opera have unveiled a new teaser trailer for its upcoming eight-part opera series “Desert in.” The two-minute trailer presents a wide range of images featuring the series’ many stars, including Isabel Leonard, Talise Trevigne, Raviv Ullman, Anthony Michael Lopez, and Justin Vivian Bond. The work follows the story of a married female couple (played by Leonard and Trevigne) who {…}