Your “Schoenberg in Hollywood” toolkit

"...some of the most arresting music heard in a BLO premiere in recent seasons." - Boston Classical Review closemore   Here are a few items to help you wrap your head around Tod Machover's newest opera, Schoenberg in Hollywood, which premiered this week with the Boston Lyric Opera at Boston's Paramount Theater.  For the composer's account …

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“Schoenberg in Hollywood” premier is tomorrow!

Boston Magazine lists/describes SCHOENBERG IN HOLLYWOOD as a "not-to-miss" event in the current November issue. Can't believe that we open on Wednesday!! Get your ticket at blo.org/hollywood, and come join us sometime over the coming week. Here are some photos from last night's dress rehearsal:  

Schoenberg in rehearsal

https://www.facebook.com/BostonLyricOpera/videos/713931172312155/   It's happening! Tod Machover's newest opera, "Schoenberg in Hollywood," is in rehearsals this week. Check out this rehearsal footage as members of the team--Karole Armitage, Peter Torpey, and Ben Bloomberg--explain their roles and describe some of their creative challenges. "Schoenberg in Hollywood" has its world premier next week, November  14-18, in Boston. Shows …

Tod Machover at the CityLab Detroit conference

Earlier this week, Tod spoke at the CityLab 2018 conference in Detroit about his City Symphonies, with a focus on the experience of creating "Symphony in D." At CityLab 2018, The Atlantic, The Aspen Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies convened the world’s city and community leaders to consider a new narrative worthy of the many global cities …

Rehearsals have begun!

Rehearsals for SCHOENBERG IN HOLLYWOOD started this week. So exciting. We had production meetings, creative sessions, music coaching, and staging experiments...including Karole Armitage introducing her astonishing choreographic concepts to the cast. Lots more work to do, of course, but we're on track for a remarkable premiere on November 14th. Come if you can; tickets at blo.org/hollywood!

“Schoenberg in Hollywood” tickets now on sale

Mark your calendars and reserve your tickets for Tod Machover's newest opera, Schoenberg in Hollywood, premiering this November in Boston. Commissioned by the Boston Lyric Opera, the BLO's website describes the work as "a searing, intimate portrait" of one of the 20th century's most radical and influential artists. The brilliant composer Arnold Schoenberg fled the …