MISSION

We tell compelling and resonant stories through opera, performed in spaces where audiences are in close contact with the power of the human voice. 

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VISION

 

We tell stories through compelling music-theater experiences that raise questions, create joy, promote dialogue, build community, and encourage audiences to think about what it means to be human.

 

We strive to make our work:

FRESH

We focus on presenting old stories and new works in fresh ways.

INVITING

We welcome both opera fans and neophytes with engaging performances and warm hospitality.

INTIMATE

We enable audiences to not only hear the singers’ voices but to see their eyes and faces too.

COLLABORATIVE

We work with other companies, disciplines, organizations and audiences to build a stronger, sustainable community of opera performers and opera lovers.

INCLUSIVE

We bring as many voices to the table as we can. 

AVAILABLE

We create more opera in more places for more people.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

 

Boston Opera Collaborative offers fresh opera experiences that put our audiences in close contact with the power of the human voice. Our year-round performance calendar features Boston’s brightest young talent in energetic and intimate productions of repertoire ranging from canon favorites to Boston premieres. We bring opera into unexpected places and find new ways to tell familiar stories, inviting the uninitiated to see their first opera and welcoming the lifetime fan to engage with our unique brand of music theater.

Boston Opera Collaborative’s artists come to us from the nation’s top conservatories, making Boston their home as they pursue the next stage of their careers. BOC provides performance and outreach opportunities, continuing education and professional development resources.