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Boston, Massachusetts 02116
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Boston Lyric Opera presents, "Romeo & Juliet"
Composer Charles Gounod
Librettist Jules Barbier & Michel Carré
FREE on the Boston Common – run time is 2 hours
Thursday, August 11, 2022 | 8PM
Saturday, August 13, 2022 | 8PM
Sung in English with English surtitles.
These FREE performances on Boston Common, in partnership with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, present Shakespeare’s most beloved and tragic tale. Experience the rush of first love while enjoying a beautiful summer evening with a full orchestra playing the soaring music of this classic favorite. Featuring passion-filled duets, backed by a sweeping chorus, feel the power of opera in an incredible setting. Ricardo Garcia and Vanessa Becerra play the young lovers, CSC’s Steven Maler directs, and BLO Music Director David Angus will lead the BLO Orchestra and Chorus. The performance, sung in English with surtitles, coincides with the 20-year anniversary of BLO’s last free Boston Common show, “Carmen.” We can’t wait to see you there!
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