Artists from Boston Lyric Opera recently visited an ennead of public libraries, including Jamaica Plain's two branches, to perform kid-themed excerpts from "The Barber of Seville."
Boston Lyric Opera artists performed one-hour participatory programs that were free and open to kids and families, ideally for ages 6 to 12. The program featured two professional singers, and a pianist. Held during February school vacation week, the pianist also acted as a teaching artist who introduced opera to the young audiences through a melodic, engaging and theatrical presentation.
This is the third year that the BLO has part This is the third year the BPL has partnered with the BLO to present how opera tells a story.