The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Our annual contemporary opera production in collaboration with Odyssey Opera
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Next up, BMOP compromises its morals in a shadowy deal with the devil. It's Oscar Wilde's classic horror tale The Picture of Dorian Gray brought to operatic life by composer Lowell Liebermann. Don't miss this chance to indulge your dark side with a semi-staged production presented in collaboration with Odyssey Opera.

American Masters

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Join us this Saturday for our season opener!
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American Masters is a celebration of something that will always make us great: our art. Presenting works that span the last 70 years of American orchestral music by Harold Shapero, Gail Kubik, Michael Colgrass, and the late Steven Stucky. Featuring concertante soloists Terry Everson (trumpet), Jing Peng (viola), and Vivian Choi (piano).

Announcing our 2016-17 season

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Concerts in Jordan Hall and on the road
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Join us as we embark on our 21st season! From Philip Glass to Michael Colgrass, our season includes spirituals, a Schubert/Charlie Parker redux, a handful of dazzling concertos, and even an operatic dive into classic horror. Full and partial season subscriptions now available.

David Rakowski: Stolen Moments

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Purchase this CD, put the moments together into great music
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BMOP/sound is proud to present our second CD of local composer David Rakowski's brilliant work. Dazzling pianist Amy Briggs appears in his Piano Concerto No. 2, written for her, while another beloved local, pianist Sarah Bob, takes the lead in the kaleidoscopic mixing bowl of Stolen Moments.

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Celebrating the conclusion of our 20th anniversary season

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Check out this highlight reel from our March concert by Kathy Wittman
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We capped our 20th anniversary season with an epic performance of David Del Tredici's madcap masterpiece Child Alice, followed by a successful fundraiser to create the first-ever commercial recording of the complete cycle. Thank you to everyone who supported us by attending, donating, and cheering us on!

Help BMOP record Child Alice

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Fund the first commercial recording of David Del Tredici's Child Alice with Kickstarter
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Sweeping emotion, fantastical imagination and unabashed neo-Romanticism unite in this 20th century orchestral masterpiece…Check out our Kickstarter to learn more about Child Alice and read about our rewards (including BMOP tickets and Child Alice CDs). Thank you for your help!

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David Stock: Concertos

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Imagination, brilliance, and wit from some true virtuosi
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BMOP/sound honors the creative spirit of David Stock (1939-2015) with three intriguing, quirky, charming musical collaborations. Featuring the stylings of Andrés Cárdenes, violin, Alex Klein, oboes, and Lisa Pegher, percussion.

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BMOP in the NYT

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The New York Times on Gil Rose and his band
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"The orchestra has become one of the most artistically valuable in the
country for its support of music either new or so woefully neglected that it might as well be," writes David Allen. Allen recommends five BMOP/sound CDs - after all, who could pick just one!

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BMOP at Brown University

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Residency explores faculty and student compositions
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Brown University hosts BMOP in February for open rehearsals, a performance of works by composition faculty Wang Lu, Eric Nathan and Joseph Butch Rovan and a Music Now lecture by Gil Rose. We return to campus in April to offer graduate and undergraduate students the rare chance to record their own works with a professional orchestra.

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