A World Premiere and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. A brand new Hamlet opera from Glyndebourne plus a new, unique 12-episode streaming opera, plus news of two important musicologists who are locally familiar. The World Premiere of Hamlet by Brett Dean. From Glyndebourne with an all-star cast. At 9am...

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...
Take Me Out to the Ballpark (for Don Giovanni)

Take Me Out to the Ballpark (for Don Giovanni)

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s the invitation you’ve been waiting for. San Francisco Opera says: You’re cordially invited to join us for our free AT&T Park Simulcast of Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI on Friday evening, June 30th at 7:30pm. Be part of this spectacular San...

Time-Sensitive Opera Cruise Message

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Below is a time-sensitive message from Opera Cruisemeister Tom Taffel. NOW through May 25 we can offer an exclusive $1,100 shipboard credit per suite on our Mediterranean OPERA group sailing for next May, 2018 aboard “the world’s most luxurious...

Racette News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. For fans of Patricia Racette (Adler 1989 1990): Racette to Receive Honorary Doctorate from SF Conservatory of Music Racette Turns Opera Director in St. Louis...

Cornucopia of Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here’s the latest opera news: Done With Opera (Sort Of) Renée Fleming Heads To Broadway from Washington Post Soprano Nadine Sierra (Adler 2011-2012) Wins $50K Richard Tucker Award from New York Times. Quite a few other Merolini were also awarded:...