Category: Opera

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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BU Opera Institute and School of Theatre Present Le Nozze Di Figaro

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Le Nozze Di Figaro A perfect balance of comedy and wit, BU Opera Institute and School of Theatre bring Da Ponte’s interpretation of Mozart’s provocative tale to Boston University Theatre — April 20–23 Boston, MA— The School of Music: Opera Institute at the College of Fine Arts at […]

Categories: Opera, Theatre, Voice

First year OI soprano advances to Metropolitan Opera National Council finals!

Gabriella Reyes, first year Opera Institute soprano and student of Penelope Bitzas, has just advanced to the Finals of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions! The Finals will be held in New York Sunday, March 19.  On March 12, Gabriella was selected from the National Semi-Finals, where 23 singers performed and only 9 were selected […]

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“CFA’s Phyllis Curtin Mourned”

Article originally published by Susan Seligson in Bostonia By all accounts, Phyllis Curtin, one of opera’s most graceful and versatile sopranos, was not a diva, always putting the music first. Following a celebrated career on stage, Curtin was dean of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts from 1983 to 1991 and founded the School of […]

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20th Annual Fringe Festival Opens with Glass Chamber Opera

Hydrogen Jukebox draws on poems of Allen Ginsberg 10.14.2016 | By Susan Seligson Originally featured on BU Today. CFA’s 20th Fall Fringe Festival kicks off tonight with a performance of the chamber opera Hydrogen Jukebox. In the ensemble cast is Joseph Hubbard (CFA’17) (above). Photo by Oshin Gregorian The creation of the chamber opera Hydrogen […]

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