40 Days of Opera

Here at ArtsBoston, we are proud to work with Boston Lyric Opera as they kick off their 40th Anniversary Season with 40 Days of Opera, featuring opera-themed events and activities across the city: from performances to film screenings, lectures, walking tours, parties, online articles, one-of-a-kind videos – and more! Whether you’re an opera lover or an opera novice, please join us in this community-wide celebration of a unique and vibrant art form.

Some events you won’t want to miss include:

Boston Public Library’s popular “Concerts in the Courtyard” summer series’ program titled “An Afternoon in Seville,” featuring some of opera’s beloved works – including selections from Bizet’s Carmen, Learn More →

Guerilla Opera‘s Loose, Wet, Perforated, inspired by medieval morality plays, is the tale of “Loose” and “Wet,” who undergo various contests to climb rank in their Guild. Learn More →

The Queen Bey takes on the role of opera’s ultimate seductress! In her film debut, Beyoncé is Carmen, an aspiring actress from the streets of Philadelphia who knows exactly how to get what she wants—until fate catches up with her. Playing at the Somerville TheatreLearn More →

Odyssey Opera presents Antonín Dvorak’s only grand opera, Dimitrij. After the death of Tsar Boris Godunov, Russia is gripped by uncertainty – who will assume the throne? Learn More →

Created by Boston’s Cerise Lim Jacobs, Ouroboros Trilogy at ArtsEmerson is a cycle of three grand operas including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning Madame White Snake, along with two world premieres, Gilgamesh and NagaLearn More →

Boston Lyric Opera’s 40th Anniversary Season launches with Calixto Bieto’s provocative, groundbreaking production of Bizet’s Carmen, bringing opera back to Boston Opera House. Learn More →

Make sure to check out the ArtsBoston Calendar for more opera opportunities during #40DaysofOpera and beyond.

Join in the fun! Use the hashtag #40DaysofOpera on Twitter and Instagram and your opera-related posts will appear on this site.

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