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Interview with Brian Traynor

Posted 4/3/2017

Interview with Brian Traynor Brian Traynor Brian Traynor Charge Artist    What is your role here at Lyric, and how long have you held the position? I’ve been at Lyric since the 1998/99 season and I am the Charge Artist. It’s my job to make sure the finishes on the scenery, props, and costumes for a production are visually appropriate for the concept the designers and director have in mind. For instance, if we need to make rebels the for a new production of Carmen look like they’ve been in mountains for months, or soldiers in Bel Canto appear as though they’ve...

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Categories: Backstage Life

Tags: Behind the Scenes

THE TROJANS (LES TROYENS) By the Numbers

Posted 11/13/2016

THE TROJANS (LES TROYENS) By the Numbers Les Troyens by the Numbers Experience Berlioz's Les Troyens at Lyric Opera with 5 performances November 13 – December 3. ...

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Categories: 2016/17 Season

Tags: Les Troyens (The Trojans)

Check out our range (of fashions)!

Posted 10/5/2016

Check out our range (of fashions)! Going out for an evening at the opera means different things for different people. Some enjoy planning their outfit for months in advance, relishing the opportunity to wear their fanciest clothes for a night on the town. The opera gives them a welcome excuse to whip out a rarely-worn fancy dress or a swanky suit and tie combo. They enjoy choosing an outfit just as impressive as the fabulous setting the opera is taking place. Others like the idea that the opera, today more than ever, embraces a more laid back approach when it comes to fashion. It’s not unusual to see opera-goers in khakis, sweaters, cardigans, etc. For those folks, they prefer a more...

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Categories: Opera Experience

Tags: Opera Experience Fashion