Category: Opera

An evening of opera magic and romance.

CFA Stages Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream BU Today In the video above, watch an excerpt from the CFA production of Benjamin Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In Britten’s version of this famous scene from the Shakespeare classic, the immortal fairy imp Puck does indeed “make an ass” of pompous actor Nick Bottom. 04.14.2016 […]

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Opera Institute Presents: Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Set to beautiful and ethereal music, BU Opera Institute and School of Theatre bring Britten’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic tale to Boston University Theatre — April 14–17 The School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University are pleased to announce Tara Faircloth as Guest Stage […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute Announces 50th Anniversary Programming

BUTI celebrates 50th anniversary with expanded programming, Visiting Artists Nico Muhly and pianist Simone Dinnerstein, and concerts at Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall and Koussevitzky Music Shed. Special 50th Anniversary Celebration on August 6, 2016. Download Photo Gallery Over the course of the eight-week season, June 20 through August 13, BUTI students and faculty will perform […]

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They All Do It

Five Questions with Cosí fan Tutte guest director James Marvel by Brooke Yarborough   Cosí fan Tutte is one of the great classics of opera. How do you breathe new life into a text that has had so many performances? As with all great works of art, there are thousands of layers to uncover. Collaborating […]

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Schools: Music Theatre

Opera Institute Workshops Ouroboros Trilogy

Beth Morrison Projects, a creative production company hailed by The Wall Street Journal as “an exciting harbinger for the future of opera,” and Friends of Madame White Snake, a not-for-profit cultural organization headed by Boston-based opera creator, librettist and producer Cerise Lim Jacobs, are proud to announce a five-year partnership to bring seven cutting-edge operas […]

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A Message from Dean Allen about BU Theatre Decision

Dear CFA community and friends, Boston University recently announced its decision to sell the BU Theatre and its adjacent properties. Details about the decision, the thorough discussion that preceded it, as well as next steps are well explained in this BU Today article. Jim Petosa and I were deeply and actively involved in conversations with the […]

CFA Fall Fringe Festival: Oct 2 – 25

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre FALL FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015 bu.edu/cfa/fringe October 2-25 Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 19th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera […]

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The 19th Annual Fall Fringe Festival

For 19 years, the Boston University College of Fine Arts annual Fringe Festival has been a popular fixture in CFA’s fall event schedule. A collaboration between the School of Music Opera Institute and the School of Theatre, the festival’s mission is to produce new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theatre repertoire, […]

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Alumna Kelly Kaduce opens BLO’s Season as Mimi in La Bohème

Boston University School of Music alumna Kelly Kaduce (CFA MM ’99) is set to open the Boston Lyric Opera’s upcoming season as Mimi in La Bohème. According to the Boston Lyric Opera, “Puccini’s poetic masterpiece La Bohème is reimagined against the electrifying backdrop of the 1968 Paris student revolution. Inspired by the films of the […]

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