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Tix: Wish to Exchange SFO Ring Cycle 1 for Cycle 3

OPERABOBB’S TICKET EXCHANGE — For the admissionally challenged; please communicate directly with the seller. From Jennifer Yeh: "I have one ticket to Cycle 1 (June 12-17) and would like to exchange for a ticket to Cycle 3 (June 26-July 1). The tickets I have are in...

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Opera, Concerts, Recitals – April 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. It's a short month long on opera-tunities! SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC  www.sfcm.edu or 415-503-6275 Spring Opera: Glory Denied (Cipullo) – Story of Jim Thompson, the longest-held POW in U.S. history, as he tries to re-assimilate into...

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Broadcasts – April 2018

Ciao Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for the month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://www.kdfc.com/pages/15764296.php Jenůfa (Janáček) - With Malin Byström in the title role, Karita Mattila as Kostelnička, William Burden (Merola 1991) as...

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Lectures, Classes, & Workshops – April 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for the month: OPERA AT YOUR DOORSTEP LECTURE SERIES Prepare yourself for greater enjoyment of the upcoming Opera San Jose performances of Verdi's La Traviata by attending one of Bradford Wade’s free...

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Two Opera-Newsworthy Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. First, famed Spanish conductor Jesús López Cobos died this past week. He conducted five times at the SF Opera starting in the 1972-73 season. His last appearance was conducting Cenerentola in 2014. He was 78.     Next, the Vienna Staatsoper...

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Opera, Concerts, Recitals – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens. March has come in like a lion and spring opera season is off to a roaring start! VERISMO OPERA  www.verismoopera.org or 707-864-5508 Tosca (Puccini) – Love, lust, jealousy, deception, torture, murder, and suicide, all in one opera! Performed by...

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Broadcasts – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://sfopera.com/Watch-Listen/Radio-Broadcasts.aspx Tosca (Puccini) – Fall 2014 performance with Lianna Haroutounian in her SFO debut as Floria...

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Classes, Workshops, & Lectures – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for this month: SF CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC https://sfcm.edu/events/patricia-racette-17-honoris-causa-soprano Master Class with Patricia Racette (Adler 1990) *FREE* RSVP required Fri Mar 2 at 7:30pm SFCM Sol...

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