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Staff Pick Holiday Gift Guide

Staff Pick Holiday Gift Guide

It's our favorite season here in the MassOpera "offices". We have decorated, hung stockings, lighted menorah's, and started meal planning for dinners and pouring cocktails for "Zoom Nights In". Also - regardless of 2020 being for the most part crap-tastic, 'Tis the...

A Song For Our Veterans

A Song For Our Veterans

MassOpera continues our Social DistanSing Concerts, most recently in honor of Veterans Day. Tenor, Omar Najmi, recounts in the guest blog below his very personal experience performing for veterans during this Pandemic: Omar Najmi, Tenor and Guest Blogger! I’m a little...

Another Successful DistanSing!

Another Successful DistanSing!

We are so lucky at MassOpera to have such talented singers who step out and perform in these beautiful mobile concerts. This past Labor Day, Katrina Holden-Buckley and Carley DeFranco performed a mix of opera and musical theater selections for an eager and distanced...

Opera Singer to Stage Manager

Opera Singer to Stage Manager

I was asked to write this blog post and my initial reaction was "OMG!! WHAT?? WHY ME?"   Terror - I haven’t seriously written anything in years. Disbelief - Who cares about MY theater experience?  I worked hard, I tried some stuff, it worked. Short story! And then I...

A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret

A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret

MassOpera is thrilled to Co-Present  A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret with the North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ+ Youth (NAGLY), featuring some of MassOpera’s favorite performers representing the spectrum of GLBTQ+ experiences. All proceeds from this event will go to support...

FROM A DISTANCE: MassOpera JULY 4th DistanSING

FROM A DISTANCE: MassOpera JULY 4th DistanSING

This past 4th of July we at MassOpera tried something entirely new, launching a performance program entitled Social DistanSing! Since it is still not safe for audiences to attend live music at public performance venues, we decided: “why not bring the music directly TO...

The New Normal

The New Normal

SPRING IS HERE!!  Mother’s Day was truly the start of spring and new beginnings.  MassOpera was so excited to host our FIRST virtual event in celebration of Mother’s Day!  I don’t need to remind anyone that this year has been anything but normal. With that said, as we...

A Letter For You:

A Letter For You:

From Producing Artistic Director Cassandra Lovering Dear MassOpera Community, For the past three years, it has been my pleasure to lead this growing company alongside Dana and Will, in what is affectionately known as the ‘triumvirate’.  My first experience with,...