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The Story Behind the Story: An Inside Look at the Extraordinary True Events that Inspired 'Glory Denied'

November 22, 2019 Johnathon Pape, 'Glory Denied' Director

From December 5 through 8, Boston Conservatory will present the contemporary opera Glory Denied, a poignant saga of America during the Vietnam War, based on the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. Director Johnathon Pape sheds light on Thompson's dramatic story and the turbulent moment in American history in which he lived.

Leontyne Price and Sutton Foster

Boston Conservatory at Berklee to Honor Sutton Foster, Leontyne Price at Commencement Ceremony

March 26, 2019 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young will present an honorary doctorate to Tony Award–winning actress, singer, and dancer Sutton Foster at Boston Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on May 11. She will deliver commencement remarks for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee class of 2019 at the ceremony. Legendary American soprano Leontyne Price will be honored at the ceremony, where Dr. Laura Kafka-Price, a close relative, will accept an honorary doctorate on Price’s behalf.

A group of students perform on stage

Boston Conservatory Named a Best School for Aspiring Choreographers

January 28, 2019 Madison Spahn

Accolades are hardly new for Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s B.F.A. contemporary dance program. Having already been named a top 10 program by Backstage and a top 25 program by OnStage, Boston Conservatory can claim yet another distinction as one of College Magazine’s 2019 10 best colleges for aspiring choreographers.

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