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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,...

Let’s Make Some Virtual Music!

Let’s Make Some Virtual Music!

The world looks bleak through the Ol’ Opera Glasses nowadays. There doesn't seem to be a single person out there in the world who is not affected in some way by the global pandemic of COVID-19.  The economic and social implications of this virus are clearly staggering...

From MO Vocal Comp to the Met!

From MO Vocal Comp to the Met!

MassOpera is thrilled to be hosting our 8th Vocal Competition for Emerging Artists. The response to our call for submissions this year was overwhelming, and for the first time, we have had to create a wait-list for singers.  Applicants will be traveling from nearly 20...