Dmitri Hvorostovsky, 1962 – 2017

From his official Facebook page:  “On behalf of the Hvorostovsky family, it is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Dmitri Hvorostovsky – beloved operatic baritone, husband, father, son, and friend – at age 55. After a two-and-a-half-year battle...

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...

Broadcasts – November 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for late October and November: FILM MOVEMENT http://www.filmmovement.com/theatrical/index.asp?MerchandiseID=567 The Paris Opera – In this captivating documentary, Swiss director Jean-Stéphane Bron takes...

Broadcasts – October 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for the month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts Dream of the Red Chamber (Sheng) – This operatic adaptation of one of China’s greatest classical...

Classes, Workshops, & Lectures – October 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your educational opera-tunities for the month: SAN MATEO ADULT SCHOOL http://www.smace.org/50_plus/music/ Afternoon at the Opera – Eight-week course in opera appreciation. This fall features Shari Deghi guiding you through the Met...