A musical journey through the lives that came to rest at Forest Hills Cemetery —

PRESENTED BY Boston Opera Collaborative in Partnership with Forest Hills Cemetery

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
[Rain Date: Sunday, October 16th]

Explore the historic Forest Hills Cemetery through songs and stories of the lives its inhabitants lived.

Forest Hills Cemetery features rolling hills of art, memorials, architecture, and the largest collection of Victorian statuary in the world.

Many prominent figures are buried in the cemetery, including the abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, suffragist Lucy Stone, poets Anne Sexton and .e.e. cummings, playwright Eugene O’Neill, and sculptor Martin Milmore.

Enjoy live performances from our incredible singers as you wander and connect across generations.

General Admission: $25

Performance Times
The performance lasts 50 minutes and will take place three separate times. Choose a tour start time of 2:00pm, 2:30pm, or 3:00pm). Patrons will be led by a tour guide through the path of the performance. Choose a tour time when you purchase your tickets.

Tours will leave precisely at their scheduled times, so please arrive at least ten minutes early to check in.

This Tour covers roughly 1 mile in distance on level paths and grass. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

For Your Safety

  • Contactless Ticketing
  • Groups of No More than 30
  • Masks are suggested but not required of all patrons (Singers will not be wearing masks).
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