Category Archives: BOC

7 Quick Takes, volume 3

— 1 — First, thanks to everyone for celebrating our own “Ignatian Awareness Week” here on the blog. Inspired by Loyola Press’ “Find Your Inner Iggy” promotion I went back through the archives to find the best examples of my … Continue reading

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I say that nothing frightens me: How Boston Opera Collaborative changed my life

I’m writing this post today because of an upcoming event for a group dear to my heart. Fun fact: I used to be president of an opera company. But we’ll get to that. When I finished my Master of Music … Continue reading

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Changing my tag line

I had to change my email tag line today to reflect that after four years I’m no longer on the leadership of my beloved Boston Opera Collaborative. I wrote more about moving on a few weeks ago, about how it … Continue reading

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Sick Day

After an odd and, frankly, frightening bout of fever and chills last night, I took a sick day today from work and devoted myself to the task of getting better. For those who don’t personally know me it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Where I am, What I miss

I haven’t posted much this week, mostly because I hate writing those “today I got up. Then I walked to the window. Then I ate a sandwich” play-by-play posts. We have been working so hard here and been so busy … Continue reading

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Day 2: The day I discovered that there are poorly attended concerts all over the country. I couldn’t help but think of my dear BOCers last night when we held an aria concert at the library and the performers outnumbered … Continue reading

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Dreams and agreements

It wasn’t until I was all alone in the dressing room that I started to cry. What can I say? I’m a weeper, and I knew there was no way that I was going to make it through the end … Continue reading

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Time apart

Last night in class we were encouraged to think about when and where we take time to rest. I had had a hectic afternoon. The reviews of our latest opera had been posted at 3:00 pm, and it was my … Continue reading

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Here and but the Beholder Wanting

I just found this from about two years ago, before my days of blogging when I used to simply bore BOC-ers with my ramblings in the membership newsletter. Although this was my ‘message from the President’ in the newsletter, there … Continue reading

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The joy of ad sales

Because of my newly acquired free time, I am hawking a ton of ads for BOC’s summer production of Carmen. Ad sales have always been one of the toughest things we’ve had to do, for the simple reason that no … Continue reading

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