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All Things Opera in the Bay Area

Philippe Sly as DG

Ciao, Opera Mavens. For Fans of Philippe Sly (Adler 2013-2014), here is his Don Giovanni from Aix en Provence, coming up on Monday afternoon July 10 at 12:30pm....

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A Super Semiramide

Ciao, Opera Mavens. If you're a Rossini fan, you won't to miss this marvelous Semiramide (May 11, 2017) from Lorraine. Stars the amazing counter-tenor Franco Fagioli as Arsace. Enjoy!...

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A World Premiere and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. A brand new Hamlet opera from Glyndebourne plus a new, unique 12-episode streaming opera, plus news of two important musicologists who are locally familiar. The World Premiere of Hamlet by Brett Dean. From Glyndebourne with an all-star cast. At 9am...

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Workshops & Classes – July 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for July: SF OPERA FAMILY WORKSHOPS https://sfopera.com/labohemeworkshop Exploration Workshop: All About La Boheme – Step into 19th-century Paris and meet the bohemians from Puccini’s celebrated opera!...

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Broadcasts – July 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for July: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS https://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/ Aida (Verdi) - With Leah Crocetto (Adler 2011, Aida), Ekaterina Semenchuk (Amneris), Brian Jagde...

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More June Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Great opera news keeps rolling in. Ojai Festival at Berkeley, June 15-17. Opera fans will be especially interested in the Friday, June 16 performance. Fri, June 16 7pm, Zellerbach Playhouse Pre-performance Talk With Ojai at Berkeley music director...

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Broadcasts – June 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for June: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS https://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts The Makropulos Case (Janacek) - Seductive diva Emilia Marty has broken hearts for over 300 years and...

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Lectures, Classes, & Workshops – June 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens!  Here are your educational opera-tunities for this month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA GUILD PREVIEW LECTURES http://tinyurl.com/DonGiovanniPreviews Ninety-minute sessions by noted musicologists, composers, librettists, and singers, locally sponsored by SF...

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Late May & June Performances & Events

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Gird your loins, here comes the summer season! SAN FRANCISCO OPERA  www.sfopera.com  or 415-864-3330 Rigoletto (Verdi) - with baritone Quinn Kelsey (Merola 2002) as the hunchbacked court jester Rigoletto, soprano Nino Machaidze as his innocent...

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