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Tix: Carmen at West Bay Opera 5/27

OPERABOBB’S TICKET EXCHANGE — For the admissionally challenged; please communicate directly with the seller. Carmen for Sale by Derrick Marlow Sun May 27 at 2pm, Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto Five (5) tickets, Orchestra Row R, Seats 110-114, $50...

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Workshops, Classes, & Lectures – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for May: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ARIA Festival: Youth Voices for Change - Join the SF Opera Education Dept. for a *FREE* Community Open House event at the new Wilsey Center for Opera. Enjoy...

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Tix: SFO Ring Cycle 2 *correction*

OPERABOBB’S TICKET EXCHANGE — For the admissionally challenged; please communicate directly with the seller. Ring Cycle 2 for Sale by Samira Jones June 19-24, one (1) ticket, Balcony Row A Seat 5, $500; call 650-430-0089 or email samiramisc@yahoo.com INSTRUCTIONS FOR...

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Broadcasts – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD https://www.fathomevents.com/series/the-met-live-in-hd Cendrillon (Massenet) – Laurent Pelly‘s imaginative storybook production of this Cinderella story is the first in...

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Tix: SFO Ring Cycle 3

OPERABOBB’S TICKET EXCHANGE — For the admissionally challenged; please communicate directly with the seller. Ring Cycle 3 for Sale through Wagner Society of Northern California: June 26-July 1, Balcony Row H Seat 105, $360. Respond with contact information to: ...

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Some Marvelous Stream Operatunities

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are some real blue-ribbon streams from Europe plus one US premiere in San Jose. From Wallonie, Liege, Belgium. La Nozze di Figaro, an excellent, well-sung, traditional production. Recommended! From the Vienna Staatsoper (subtitles available on...

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Upcoming Special Events – Spring 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Tickets are now on sale and still available for these special events supporting local companies. WEST EDGE OPERA  www.westedgeopera.org or 510-841-1903 A Lulu of a Fundraiser! – Meet members of the cast of our ground-breaking production of Alban...

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Special Announcement from Tom Taffel

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Tom Taffel has come out of (a very brief) retirement to host his 74th and final opera group river cruise on Europe’s most beautiful river, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site: The Douro River Valley, which crosses Portugal from Porto to Salamanca and back...

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