WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2013/2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Boston has a wealth of opportunities to enjoy opera from classic productions by Boston Lyric Opera to black-box productions commissioned by Guerilla Opera. Here are places to enjoy and learn. n BOSTON LYRIC OPERA New England's largest opera company. Four productions each season plus one Opera Annex production. www.blo.org n BOSTON BAROQUE HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY Both offer performances by period instrument orchestra, chorus, and soloists each season. www.bostonbaroque.org n GUERILLA OPERA, ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE, THE BOSTON CONSERVATORY Black-box opera company performs newly commissioned repertoire of chamber opera. www.guerillaopera.com n LONGWOOD OPERA Based at Christ Episcopal Church, Needham, since 1990. www.longwoodopera.org n SCHOOL OF CONTINUING EDUCATION OPERA STUDIO, NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, BOSTON Three-week intensive program, operatic and stage training, held in June. Two public performances of opera scenes at program conclusion. www.necmusic.edu/ce/opera-studio-summer n OPERA INSTITUTE, BOSTON UNIVERSITY MUSIC SCHOOL, BOSTON Two-year performance-based training program for up to 12 students. Two Mainstage performances per year and other performances. www.bu.edu/cra/music/opera n THE CONCERT SERIES AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE Wellesley College offers opportunities for the public to enjoy excellent opera performances. All performances take place at the Jewett Art Center Auditorium on the Wellesley College campus and are free and open to all. www.wellesley.edu/music/concertseries Other Opera Resources: n Boston Midsummer Opera Bostonians (The Bostonian Opera and Concert Ensemble) n Cambridge Opera n Chamber Orchestra of Boston n Intermezzo – The New England Chamber Opera Series n New England Light Opera n Worcester Opera Works 99 w i n t e r 2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4 | We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e n The

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