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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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Dresden Lohengrin Revealed

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The beautiful 2016 Dresden Lohengrin with Piotr Beczala and Anna Netrebko is not available in the US from the normal Arte streaming channel in France. However, I found an available stream from iOpera in Spain. Here it is: Lohengrin from Dresden...

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Added Attractions – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens. We've got more extra special stuff for you this month! DE ANZA COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT  www.deanza.edu  Canciones de mi pueblo - An evening of Spanish art songs presented by sopranos Maria Caycedo & Vismaya Lhi and tenors Pedro Ledesma &...

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Opera Bonanza

Ciao, Opera Mavens. This morning, Sat May 13, the Vienna Staatsoper presented a gorgeous Eugene Onegin beautifully sung by Christopher Maltman, Olga Bezsmertna, and Pavol Brezlik. It will remain available only for the next couple of days. Highly recommended. Also, the...

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Broadcasts – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC http://www.kdfc.com/pages/15771717.php Cyrano de Bergerac (Alfano) - This classic love story comes alive in this rediscovered operatic gem that packs the power of...

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Opera, Concerts & Recitals – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! May we entice you to attend some unique & unusual performances this month? SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY  www.sfsymphony.org or 415-864-6000 Berlioz’s Requiem - One of the most extraordinary works ever written performed by over 400 musicians including...

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Classes, Workshops, & Lectures – May 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for this month: CAL PERFORMANCES https://secure.calperformances.org/auxiliary/Reserve.aspx?p=12187 Resurrecting Rameau Opera for the Contemporary Stage – Roundtable discussion moderated by musicologist...

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