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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
Boston Lyric Opera
ADDRESS >>  11 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston MA 02111 United States
PHONE >>  617-542-4912
FAX >>  617-542-4913
WEB SITE >> www.blo.org
MISSION STATEMENT / DESCRIPTION >>
"The mission of Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is to produce artistically excellent productions of a diverse repertoire that entertain and inspire audiences; to feature emerging operatic talent; and to engage and educate the community of all ages about opera. By achieving its mission, BLO ensures the future of opera in Boston and New England for generations to come. Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is New England’s largest opera company. Founded in 1976, BLO is recognized for its artistically excellent productions of a diverse repertoire that entertain and inspire audiences and feature emerging operatic talent. BLO produces three mainstage productions at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre in Boston and a production of a fully staged, one-hour English version of a popular Opera for Young Audiences throughout New England. BLO’s programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. "

VENUE LOCATION >>
STAFF LISTINGS >>
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Esther Nelson *
General and Artistic Director

Garry McLinn
Manager, Director's Office

Nicholas G. Russell
Director of Artistic Operations

Jennifer Feldman
Artistic Coordinator

Nancy McDonald
Artistic Associate

Bradley Vernatter
Director of Production

Dana Ciccotello
Production Administrator

Megan Cooper
Director of Community Engagement

Sarah Blume
Director of Major Gifts

Renee Dunn
Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships

Cathy Emmons
Director of Institutional Gifts

David Lucey
Patron Services Coordinator

Robin Schweikart
Data and Reporting Manager

Eileen Nugent Williston
Director of Institutional Advancement

Heather Coulter
Institutional Advancement Manager

Steven Glanzman
Director of Finance and Administration

David Cullen
Accounting Manager

Reingard Heller
Finance Manager

Kristin Dwyer
Office Associate

Rebecca Farnham
Marketing and Communications Manager

Andrew Moreau
Audience Services Manager



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Contact Us
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
P 212-796-8620 • F 212-796-8621
Info@operaamerica.orgDirections
From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
MTA Web site.