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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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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:


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


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


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


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


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


We create more opera in more places for more people.



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. 

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