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Broadcasts – January 2018

Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for January: THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2016/08/san-francisco-symphony-broadcast/ A New Year's Celebration - Archive broadcast from 2013 featuring mezzo-soprano...

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Enjoy Vienna’s Ariadne

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Strongly recommend streaming today’s Ariadne auf Naxos from Vienna. It should be up for another day or two. Erin Morley is one of the best Zerbinettas I’ve ever seen....

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Lectures, Workshops, & Classes – December 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your educational opera-tunities for December: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA - GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST ANCILLARY EVENTS Hands On History: Girls (and Some Guys) of the Golden West - Join the archivists of the San Francisco History...

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Broadcasts – December 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=67 Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages – This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the famous...

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Subtitles on Your Cellphone and Other News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The Vienna Staatsoper streams its subtitles on your cellphone. There’s an app for it. See Subtitles for Iphone/Ipad and Android. You aim your phone toward your sound source and the sound triggers the subtitles. I tested this on Nov 4 with Vienna’s...

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Lianna Haroutounian USA Debut Solo Recital 11/25

From the "Friends of Lianna" Recital Committee: An instant sensation in her debut as Tosca in 2014 and again as Madama Butterfly in 2016 at the San Francisco Opera, Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian returns for her USA debut solo recital. Join us in welcoming her...

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Don’t Miss Out: Great New Streams

Ciao Opera Mavens. There’s an amazing amount of new opera streams our there, including Jake Heggie’s latest opera (at  Indiana University). Puccini’s Tosca with Adrianne Pieczonka and Yonghoon Lee from Vienna Oct 30, 2017 performance. Wagner’s Das Rheingold...

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Classes, Lectures, & Workshops – November 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your late October and November educational opera-tunities: SF OPERA GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST SYMPOSIUM https://sfopera.com/ggwsymposium Delve deep into the world of John Adams’ Girls of the Golden West with this four-session...

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