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BLO Street Stage Returns

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Boston Lyric Opera’s mobile performance venue resumes free live performances throughout Boston this, bringing opera and popular music performances to neighborhoods from Charlestown to South Boston; the series kicked off this afternoon on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The next event comes on June 13th.

Conceived and created as a way to bring music to the public during COVID shutdowns,  the 26-foot-long Street Stage vehicle opens on three sides to offer a 270-degree view of performers. Audiences should bring blankets or lawn chairs. Support from HarborOne Bank and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture subsidizes the free access. Details and registration are available HERE.

 Street Stage Season Opener at Rose Kennedy Greenway

June 1, 2024 @ 3:00 PM (Rain Date: June 2)
Rowes Wharf Plaza, Atlantic @ High Street, Boston

The season opener at Rose Kennedy Greenway will feature a selection of beloved arias and popular opera repertoire, including exclusive previews of BLO’s 2024/25 Season. Attendees can also enjoy free Greenway Carousel passes available at the BLO information table.

Villa Victoria: June 13, 2024 @ 4:30 PM
Plaza Betances, 100 W. Dedham Street, South End

Street Stage makes its anticipated return to Villa Victoria. This family-friendly program will highlight Spanish-language arias, and poetry by local residents and youth program participants, all to celebrate the cultural heritage of the community. 

Charlestown Navy Yard, August 3, 2024 @ 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM
23 2nd Ave., Charlestown, Boston

In partnership with the National Parks Service of Boston, this event will feature operatic arias and music inspired by the sea, set against the backdrop of the Boston Harbor. Performances will take place on the lawn of the 1805 Commandant’s House, with alternating musical sets at 3:30 PM and 4:30 PM. The program will also include meet-the-artist interviews and family-friendly educational content.

South Boston’s Moakley Park: August 7, 2024, 5:30-7:30 PM

 Picnic Area, 450 Old Colony Ave., South Boston

Street Stage brings a multicultural music program to historic Moakley Park for the first time. The event, perfect for a family-friendly evening, will feature food, games, and kid-centered art activities provided by Boston Harbor Now.  Picnic tables and chairs will be available on a first-come basis, with attendees encouraged to bring their own seating.

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