Category: Opera

BU Today feature: CFA Tackles Tobias Picker Opera Based on a Stephen King Novel

This article was originally published in BU Today on February 19, 2019. By Joel Brown. Murder, dementia, domestic abuse, a broken family—Stephen King’s novel Dolores Claiborne has all the torment and passion of any tragic opera. Composer Tobias Picker thought so, too, and in 2013, he turned King’s best-selling psychological drama into an opera, with a libretto by J. […]

Categories: Music, Opera, Theatre

Spring Operas: Dolores Claiborne & The Cunning Little Vixen

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre announce the spring 2019 season of operas, beginning with Tobias Picker’s Dolores Claiborne, a re-telling of Stephen King’s thriller co-commissioned with New York City Opera, and Leoš Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, which will receive its premiere this summer at the […]

Categories: Opera, Theatre

Take a Tour of BU College of Fine Arts

  Another typical day at the College of Fine Arts! From orchestra rehearsal to kinetic sculptures to the light & sound lab at Booth Theatre, there is always something amazing happening within the walls of CFA. Take a peek behind-the-scenes of some of our favorite spaces! Established in 1954, Boston University College of Fine Arts […]

Categories: Music, Opera, Theatre, Visual Arts

From the Director’s Desk | July 2018

Photo Credit Stratton McCrady Wow! What an incredible two weeks it’s been at BUTI. As we conclude the Workshops and welcome students to our Young Artists Programs, I am struck by how the word “community” resonates throughout. The student community, comprised of young artists between 10 and 20 years old, hails from 44 US states […]

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Setting New Stages

The Opera Institute Expands into the Boston Theatre Scene. Spark Volume 3, Issue 3 | by Sydney Narvaez (COM’19) The BU School of Music Opera Institute is immersing itself into the Boston theatre scene with the spring performances of Albert Herring and Pelléas et Mélisande, heading to the stages of Emerson College’s Paramount Center and […]

Categories: Opera

Spring Operas: Albert Herring & Pelléas et Mélisande

BU School of Music: Opera Institute and BU School of Theatre present this season of operas at the Paramount and Cutler Majestic Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre announce the upcoming season of operas: Albert Herring and Pelléas et Mélisande. This unique performance collaboration is expanding deeper […]

Categories: Opera, Theatre

21st Annual Fall Fringe Festival

BU Opera Institute and School of Theatre bring powerful themes and engaging dialogue to Studio ONE – October 6-29 September 29, 2017 Boston, MA –  Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to celebrate the 21st year of its groundbreaking Fringe Festival, a collaboration between the School of Music: Opera Institute and School of […]

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Reimagining Fringe

A reconstructed space invites the community to embrace the unknown with the annual opera & theatre festival. Spark Volume 3, Issue 1 | by Emily White In a year of growth and evolution at the College of Fine Arts, the artistic directors of the annual Fringe Festival are seizing the opportunity to explore the edges […]

Categories: Opera, Theatre