Special Opera-tunity for Veterans

Opera San José is forming a chorus of veterans to perform in a holiday concert this December commemorating the Christmas truce of 1914 and in anticipation of Silent Night, an opera about that unparalleled historic event. The first gathering will be at Opera San José,...

Special Mothers Day Opera Message

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Happy Mothers Day. I have a special OperaBobb side-bar today: Attention parents and grandparents and godparents and foster parents and everyone who has anything to do with children! Composer/Author/Performer Carolyn Altman has a special message for...

Opera Cruise with Three Performances in Sydney

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a guest post from Opera Cruisemeister Tom Taffel. Enjoy! We now have one stateroom available on our Australia-New Zealand OPERA group cruise. Our completely sold out Sydney to Auckland OPERA group cruise just cleared another waiting list. ...

Met Opera Tour – Dec 2015

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s a chance to see how they do things on the other side of the Hudson River! New York Metropolitan Opera Tour – December 9-14, 2015 Larry Hancock, General Director of Opera San Jose, is hosting this trip. Not only are Met...