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TheBarberOfSeville

BLO’s Barber of Seville; plus Eschenbach leads the BSO, Boston Baroque’s Mozart, and the Yiddish songs of Lazar Weiner

In his program note for the Boston Lyric Opera production of Rossini's effervescent The Barber of Seville (Shubert Theatre, through March 18), music director David Angus asks us to listen extra carefully to this irresistible score, however familiar it
Cutting it close
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 16, 2012
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BLO illuminates Peter Maxwell Davies’s The Lighthouse

What better place for an opera set mostly at a lighthouse than in a room with a vast curved window looking out onto Boston Harbor?
Beams of light and fright
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 10, 2012