Set in a Bronx hospital in the late 1960s, Tobias Picker: Awakenings tells the true story of neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks, who received worldwide acclaim for awakening survivors of the “sleeping-sickness” epidemic of the 1920s from their decades-long, frozen-like state with the drug L-DOPA.

BMOP begins its 26th season with four commissions and premieres, on October 7, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. at NEC’s Jordan Hall.

A world-premiere recording of The Lord of Cries, a breathtaking opera by John Corigliano and Mark Adamo. Telling the story of Euripides’s The Bacchae with the characters of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

In the latest release from BMOP/sound, Joan Tower's captivating compositional language showcases the deftness and bravura of the concerti soloists. Using past as prologue, she looks to Beethoven for inspiration all the while employing imaginative melodies and mesmerizing rhythms. Don't miss the latest tour-de-force of this renowned American female composer.